Import of Chemical, Energy, Medical and Raw Materials in Quantity and Value, May 2019 Unit: US$1,000
Commodity Quantity Unit May Year to Date Percentage Change
Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value
Natural rubber (incl. Latex) 10000T 19 286,184 85 1,114,826 -19.8 -20.6
Synthetic rubber (incl. Latex) 10000T 31 527,327 179 2,886,539 -23.0 -26.1
Wood in the rough 10000CUM 553 924,659 2,486 4,200,601 -13.8 -24.1
Wood sawn lengthwise,sliced /peeled 10000CUM 358 845,779 1,549 3,662,374 -1.2 -16.4
Plywood, veneered panels & similar laminated wood 10000CUM 1 11,987 5 46,228 -9.6 -24.0
  Of which:  
    Plywood, consisiting solely of thin wood sheets 10000CUM 1 9,212 5 34,353 -7.5 -23.7
Pulp 10000T 245 1,656,686 1,013 7,198,407 10.5 -6.9
Wool T 31,333 287,115 132,641 1,273,210 -18.3 -19.0
Carded wool and wool tops T 1,719 11,564 3,707 27,865 182.1 184.1
Cotton 10000T 18 346,879 102 2,008,046 36.5 31.8
yarn and tow, of cellulose diacetate T 1,435 7,120 7,159 35,960 -54.8 -52.4
Synthetic fibres for spinning 10000T 4 80,036 18 394,256 -3.2 -22.3
  Of which:  
    Polyester fibres T 22,181 25,689 87,735 109,309 21.0 -7.9
    Acrylic or modacrylic fibres T 8,240 23,261 47,667 126,325 -34.7 -36.2
Artificial staple fibres T 18,834 50,155 84,076 233,606 2.5 -9.8
Iron ores and concentrates 10000T 8,375 7,764,580 42,392 35,730,962 -11.0 24.6
Manganese ores and concentrates 10000T 336 641,825 1,365 2,741,422 50.3 30.4
Copper ores and concentrates 10000T 184 2,923,912 909 14,276,340 16.2 10.8
Chromium ores and concentrates 10000T 135 243,271 627 1,096,073 10.0 -11.8
Lead ores and concentrates 10000T 13 154,860 59 740,078 34.6 10.6
Aluminium oxide 10000T 6 29,739 27 150,547 134.9 69.8
Coal and lignite 10000T 2,747 2,033,920 12,739 9,885,597 23.1 0.7
  Of which:  
    Anthracite, not agglomerated 10000T 87 94,350 412 464,033 -4.6 -15.0
    Coking coal, not agglomerated 10000T 592 761,086 2,966 4,161,133 -2.4 -15.2
    Other bituminous coal, not agglomerated 10000T 726 535,164 3,041 2,352,199 34.7 13.1
    Lignite 10000T 989 433,666 5,021 2,151,363 24.8 3.0
Crude petroleum oil 10000T 4,023 21,071,354 20,512 98,003,472 3.0 3.7
Refined petroleum products 10000T 256 1,480,261 1,479 8,123,426 -15.3 -19.3
  Of which:  
    Gasoline T 35,646 22,793 110,230 71,416 181,849.4 50,484.9
    Kerosene 10000T 31 205,223 153 956,072 -24.6 -27.2
    Diesel oil 10000T 1 6,401 56 322,880 226.0 156.5
    Other fuel oil 10000T 136 620,618 731 3,235,100 -6.4 -4.6
Natural gases 10000T 756 3,083,744 3,943 18,007,221 2.3 4.4
  Of which:  
    Liquefied natural gas 10000T 443 1,961,728 2,387 12,317,364 7.6 1.2
    Natural gases in gaseous state 10000T 313 1,122,016 1,556 5,689,858 -4.3 10.4
Electrical energy 10000KWH 37,320 14,950 146,326 59,577 52.9 -4.2
Toluene T 24,980 17,591 174,739 113,714 25.7 15.5
Xylenes 10000T 128 1,264,592 701 7,360,673 -4.5 -4.1
Styrene 10000T 17 178,448 120 1,255,176 -28.3 -43.6
Ethylene glycol 10000T 87 532,670 441 2,792,533 -7.1 -42.2
Isocyanates T 18,097 51,625 72,674 214,303 59.1 1.9
Telephthalic acid 10000T 13 106,427 39 324,468 155.0 173.1
Caprolactam T 14,622 24,726 82,417 137,392 22.7 3.2
Medical and pharmaceutical products T 14,455 3,019,750 59,257 14,080,620 11.1 9.7
  Of which:  
    Antibiotics other than preparations T 82 35,749 415 247,257 -38.2 -47.9
    Antibiotics in preparations T 1,309 166,295 4,798 658,510 11.2 -19.4
Make-up or skin care preparations T 20,709 1,184,942 89,321 5,194,809 -9.3 15.8
Fertilizer 10000T 114 362,231 579 1,837,044 43.0 54.6
  Of which:  
    Mineral or chemical fertilizer 10000T 114 361,545 579 1,832,653 43.0 54.9
      Of which:  
        Urea T 60,800 16,465 103,865 26,125 54.3 45.0
        Compound fertilizer of N,P,K 10000T 14 69,333 65 315,052 -27.1 -17.6
        Diammonium phosphate 10000T 0 0 0 4 -99.8 -98.4
        Potassium chloride 10000T 90 262,761 483 1,409,070 63.4 103.1
        Potassium sulphate 10000T 0 1,095 2 8,069 -64.4 -70.2
Synthetic organic dyestuff T 4,403 42,795 20,244 193,666 0.1 -0.1
Titanium whites T 13,694 40,221 59,424 179,225 -25.1 -29.2
Paints and varnishes based on synthetic polymers T 14,938 95,030 61,123 418,811 1.8 15.0
Photographic plates, film and paper, unexplosed -- - 58,365 - 338,315 - -31.3
Plastics in primary forms 10000T 311 4,635,716 1,491 22,175,054 1.7 -12.9
  Of which:  
    Polyethylene in primary forms 10000T 98 1,077,456 466 5,083,697 8.1 -9.0
    Linearity low density polyethylene in primary form 10000T 43 469,028 221 2,371,511 -0.2 -10.5
    Polypropylene in primary forms 10000T 26 314,519 135 1,614,156 -11.1 -16.5
    Polymers of styrene in primary forms 10000T 36 552,739 166 2,568,443 -0.2 -16.2
      Of which:  
        ABS copolymers 10000T 18 292,622 83 1,372,965 -6.9 -22.2
    Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms 10000T 8 76,978 36 360,014 13.6 -2.0
    Polyesters in primary forms 10000T 24 519,951 113 2,469,027 6.6 -19.6
      Of which:  
        Polyethylene terephthalate in slices or chips 10000T 6 53,680 24 240,313 75.8 25.8
    Polyamides in slices or chips 10000T 6 149,645 27 698,900 2.1 -9.0
Plates/sheets/foil of plastic,not cellular 10000T 7 597,637 35 2,816,617 -15.7 -9.2
Waste, parings and scrap, of plastics 10000T - - 0 508 - -
Insecticides, herbicides and the like products T 8,003 62,740 44,478 396,460 5.7 0.4
Bovine or equine leather T 64,438 216,500 303,021 992,925 -3.2 -17.4
Recovered paper or paperboard 10000T 79 152,936 444 996,459 -7.9 -19.2
Paper and paperboard 10000T 57 426,538 227 1,878,973 -5.0 -19.5
  Of which:  
    Newsprint in rolls or sheets 10000T 4 23,757 18 109,720 0.9 -5.8
    Uncoated kraft paper and paper board 10000T 15 101,193 64 457,717 -10.2 -18.2
    Fluting paper 10000T 16 64,552 51 214,754 46.1 26.2
    Coated paper and paperboard 10000T 9 121,077 45 626,307 -35.1 -32.3
Waste and scrap of metals 10000T 38 1,184,442 146 4,459,261 -26.9 4.1
  Of which:  
    Ferrous waste and scrap 10000T 3 16,823 11 70,672 -86.9 -85.0
    Waste and scrap of copper 10000T 17 913,548 68 3,440,507 -16.7 9.3
    Waste and scrap of aluminium 10000T 18 249,723 66 933,330 57.8 33.5
Semi-finished steel products 10000T 11 80,531 40 335,322 2.2 -38.6
Products, of steel or iron 10000T 98 1,129,731 488 5,884,406 -13.4 -22.5
  Of which:  
    Bars and rods of steel or iron 10000T 7 131,599 40 671,695 -32.0 -26.7
    Angles, shapes and sections, of steel or iron 10000T 3 26,524 12 122,070 -7.1 -8.8
    Sheets and plates, of steel or iron 10000T 84 760,821 414 4,057,672 -10.8 -21.0
    Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of steel or iron 10000T 3 101,694 14 486,333 -29.2 -35.1
Standard fasteners of steel or iron T 21,217 227,091 107,409 1,145,309 -29.0 -24.4
Unwrought copper and copper products 10000T 36 2,480,007 195 13,073,109 -23.9 -28.1
  Of which:  
    Copper and its alloys,unwrought 10000T 32 2,022,767 175 10,968,031 -24.6 -30.9
    Copper products T 39,850 457,240 192,108 2,105,078 -18.0 -12.5
Unwrought aluminium and aluminium products T 45,000 227,032 207,161 1,063,883 -4.5 -15.9
  Of which:  
    Aluminium and its alloys,unwrought T 14,696 28,100 72,706 146,267 43.6 13.4
    Aluminium products T 30,304 198,932 134,455 917,615 -17.8 -18.9
Structures & the parts, of iron/steel/aluminium T 16,135 56,965 67,404 237,199 47.0 36.5
Plastic articles T 38,025 459,764 182,316 2,155,295 -13.0 -6.0
Import of Chemical, Energy, Medical and Raw Materials in Quantity and Value, Apr 2019 Unit: US$1,000
Commodity Quantity Unit Apr Year to Date Percentage Change
Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value
Natural rubber (incl. Latex) 10000T 18 244,030 65 828,642 14.0 7.9
Synthetic rubber (incl. Latex) 10000T 37 618,317 147 2,355,599 39.8 24.0
Wood in the rough 10000CUM 580 990,561 1,932 3,276,190 37.8 18.7
Wood sawn lengthwise,sliced /peeled 10000CUM 380 882,848 1,191 2,816,561 24.2 1.6
Plywood, veneered panels & similar laminated wood 10000CUM 1 10,076 4 34,239 -20.0 -21.2
  Of which:  
    Plywood, consisiting solely of thin wood sheets 10000CUM 1 7,635 3 25,141 -17.7 -24.3
Pulp 10000T 211 1,480,925 768 5,541,721 9.2 -5.2
Wool T 34,979 335,074 101,307 986,095 16.0 23.5
Carded wool and wool tops T 1,028 7,829 1,989 16,301 35.5 14.2
Cotton 10000T 18 336,939 84 1,661,168 71.4 63.2
yarn and tow, of cellulose diacetate T 1,268 6,236 5,725 28,841 -44.8 -40.1
Synthetic fibres for spinning 10000T 4 92,787 14 314,220 30.1 14.8
  Of which:  
    Polyester fibres T 23,082 28,301 65,554 83,620 58.0 28.9
    Acrylic or modacrylic fibres T 11,315 30,072 39,427 103,064 -9.4 -13.2
Artificial staple fibres T 16,926 46,051 65,242 183,451 6.9 0.6
Iron ores and concentrates 10000T 8,077 7,234,061 34,021 27,848,276 -2.6 26.8
Manganese ores and concentrates 10000T 229 470,277 1,030 2,103,000 13.9 4.4
Copper ores and concentrates 10000T 166 2,662,710 724 11,326,898 6.8 4.8
Chromium ores and concentrates 10000T 163 284,615 492 853,894 26.6 -4.3
Lead ores and concentrates 10000T 14 172,687 47 584,414 29.6 3.2
Aluminium oxide 10000T 6 29,605 22 120,817 -42.6 -34.9
Coal and lignite 10000T 2,530 2,066,671 9,993 7,851,001 13.6 7.7
  Of which:  
    Anthracite, not agglomerated 10000T 53 58,667 325 369,653 -27.4 -36.3
    Coking coal, not agglomerated 10000T 743 1,013,548 2,384 3,414,580 59.4 58.3
    Other bituminous coal, not agglomerated 10000T 552 432,066 2,306 1,802,788 11.5 -5.7
    Lignite 10000T 965 433,057 4,032 1,716,816 20.5 -3.5
Crude petroleum oil 10000T 4,373 21,486,498 16,490 76,503,675 10.8 11.2
Refined petroleum products 10000T 351 1,964,197 1,222 6,635,281 17.0 16.3
  Of which:  
    Gasoline T 43 112 74,584 48,622 49.1 33.5
    Kerosene 10000T 35 227,126 122 750,850 3.0 3.5
    Diesel oil 10000T 24 141,618 55 316,725 4,083.9 3,839.5
    Other fuel oil 10000T 169 766,752 595 2,609,999 12.6 26.3
Natural gases 10000T 765 3,304,408 3,189 14,941,491 12.7 28.6
  Of which:  
    Liquefied natural gas 10000T 454 2,165,475 1,945 10,373,650 35.1 40.3
    Natural gases in gaseous state 10000T 311 1,138,933 1,243 4,567,842 -9.3 11.0
Electrical energy 10000KWH 24,711 9,392 109,006 44,627 -57.1 -67.0
Toluene T 28,114 18,718 149,759 95,455 17.3 8.3
Xylenes 10000T 142 1,518,666 574 6,115,554 7.7 19.6
Styrene 10000T 23 245,808 104 1,076,669 2.9 -21.1
Ethylene glycol 10000T 94 600,086 355 2,275,307 10.9 -26.0
Isocyanates T 14,740 43,294 54,577 162,678 48.9 -10.2
Telephthalic acid 10000T 9 73,364 27 218,038 44.0 59.6
Caprolactam T 15,302 25,252 67,794 112,666 -15.4 -33.5
Medical and pharmaceutical products T 12,651 3,172,399 44,803 11,063,204 -2.9 37.5
  Of which:  
    Antibiotics other than preparations T 94 41,752 333 211,508 31.8 93.0
    Antibiotics in preparations T 1,288 146,459 3,489 492,206 47.2 7.3
Make-up or skin care preparations T 21,739 1,202,252 68,614 4,009,980 43.8 63.4
Fertilizer 10000T 119 378,938 465 1,474,812 34.5 66.5
  Of which:  
    Mineral or chemical fertilizer 10000T 119 377,611 465 1,471,108 34.5 66.1
      Of which:  
        Urea T 42,663 9,236 43,065 9,660 9,496.9 2,697.0
        Compound fertilizer of N,P,K 10000T 15 72,640 51 245,614 243.7 213.7
        Diammonium phosphate 10000T 0 2 0 4 64.7 1,434.1
        Potassium chloride 10000T 98 286,403 393 1,146,310 21.1 50.1
        Potassium sulphate 10000T 0 2,200 2 6,974 -31.5 -28.5
Synthetic organic dyestuff T 4,814 48,341 15,840 150,871 29.1 42.6
Titanium whites T 13,229 39,888 45,729 139,004 -30.7 -30.5
Paints and varnishes based on synthetic polymers T 13,193 93,448 46,184 323,597 5.0 27.0
Photographic plates, film and paper, unexplosed -- - 91,385 - 279,951 - 37.0
Plastics in primary forms 10000T 321 4,763,994 1,180 17,538,642 29.5 7.7
  Of which:  
    Polyethylene in primary forms 10000T 102 1,105,454 368 4,006,289 33.4 11.5
    Linearity low density polyethylene in primary form 10000T 45 483,384 178 1,902,525 50.1 31.9
    Polypropylene in primary forms 10000T 28 338,056 109 1,299,637 23.9 14.3
    Polymers of styrene in primary forms 10000T 35 545,779 130 2,015,645 20.5 0.4
      Of which:  
        ABS copolymers 10000T 18 294,959 65 1,080,371 11.5 -7.8
    Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms 10000T 7 74,323 29 282,998 10.4 -0.9
    Polyesters in primary forms 10000T 25 551,925 89 1,949,048 40.0 2.7
      Of which:  
        Polyethylene terephthalate in slices or chips 10000T 6 55,319 19 186,510 110.5 47.9
    Polyamides in slices or chips 10000T 6 145,566 21 549,283 19.7 3.4
Plates/sheets/foil of plastic,not cellular 10000T 8 637,270 28 2,219,297 -2.4 4.4
Waste, parings and scrap, of plastics 10000T 0 50 0 508 -96.9 -97.6
Insecticides, herbicides and the like products T 12,518 101,434 36,475 333,720 32.2 8.5
Bovine or equine leather T 72,638 223,623 238,616 776,204 4.2 -12.3
Recovered paper or paperboard 10000T 95 194,775 365 843,578 -20.6 -27.8
Paper and paperboard 10000T 54 416,320 170 1,452,693 13.3 -4.2
  Of which:  
    Newsprint in rolls or sheets 10000T 4 21,842 14 85,963 -17.3 -17.6
    Uncoated kraft paper and paper board 10000T 13 92,674 50 358,753 8.2 0.1
    Fluting paper 10000T 16 65,119 36 150,423 152.9 117.7
    Coated paper and paperboard 10000T 9 130,373 36 505,289 -21.6 -17.6
Waste and scrap of metals 10000T 35 1,119,851 108 3,277,396 -20.4 1.8
  Of which:  
    Ferrous waste and scrap 10000T 2 16,336 9 53,848 -80.4 -76.6
    Waste and scrap of copper 10000T 17 887,729 51 2,529,758 -5.5 10.0
    Waste and scrap of aluminium 10000T 15 213,180 48 683,349 14.3 -3.0
Semi-finished steel products 10000T 3 20,539 29 254,790 -73.3 -84.9
Products, of steel or iron 10000T 100 1,150,433 390 4,754,674 -4.3 -12.7
  Of which:  
    Bars and rods of steel or iron 10000T 8 147,481 32 540,691 -7.4 -2.6
    Angles, shapes and sections, of steel or iron 10000T 2 22,016 10 95,546 -17.7 -17.4
    Sheets and plates, of steel or iron 10000T 85 780,799 330 3,296,843 -3.0 -11.1
    Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of steel or iron 10000T 3 88,661 11 384,640 -21.3 -36.2
Standard fasteners of steel or iron T 21,913 242,947 86,202 918,297 -19.5 -12.4
Unwrought copper and copper products 10000T 41 2,809,960 159 10,593,002 -8.3 -13.5
  Of which:  
    Copper and its alloys,unwrought 10000T 36 2,346,262 143 8,945,113 -7.9 -14.3
    Copper products T 40,811 463,698 152,264 1,647,889 -11.2 -9.1
Unwrought aluminium and aluminium products T 42,098 229,538 162,161 836,850 1.9 -3.7
  Of which:  
    Aluminium and its alloys,unwrought T 10,669 20,624 58,010 118,168 27.5 2.2
    Aluminium products T 31,429 208,914 104,150 718,682 -4.6 -4.2
Structures & the parts, of iron/steel/aluminium T 14,633 51,762 51,197 180,089 52.2 34.6
Plastic articles T 40,057 461,103 144,288 1,695,495 2.1 4.1
Import of Chemical, Energy, Medical and Raw Materials in Quantity and Value, Mar 2019 Unit: US$1,000
Commodity Quantity Unit Mar Year to Date Percentage Change
Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value
Natural rubber (incl. Latex) 10000T 19 238,792 47 584,640 -9.5 -19.1
Synthetic rubber (incl. Latex) 10000T 39 626,683 110 1,738,738 6.6 -7.1
Wood in the rough 10000CUM 500 772,943 1,352 2,285,625 -7.9 -25.4
Wood sawn lengthwise,sliced /peeled 10000CUM 295 687,864 811 1,933,711 -9.6 -28.5
Plywood, veneered panels & similar laminated wood 10000CUM 1 10,050 3 24,180 7.7 -10.1
  Of which:  
    Plywood, consisiting solely of thin wood sheets 10000CUM 1 6,930 2 17,506 3.3 -12.7
Pulp 10000T 171 1,234,481 557 4,061,181 -20.5 -28.4
Wool T 24,901 242,350 66,329 651,021 -36.2 -30.2
Carded wool and wool tops T 349 3,018 960 8,472 -15.2 -8.5
Cotton 10000T 15 308,326 66 1,324,242 41.8 42.5
yarn and tow, of cellulose diacetate T 1,218 6,088 4,457 22,604 -25.9 -25.3
Synthetic fibres for spinning 10000T 4 81,878 10 221,433 -10.0 -12.2
  Of which:  
    Polyester fibres T 14,686 18,774 42,454 55,281 -14.9 -24.2
    Acrylic or modacrylic fibres T 12,015 30,706 28,112 72,992 -14.1 -15.8
Artificial staple fibres T 12,963 38,297 48,315 137,401 -19.4 -17.6
Iron ores and concentrates 10000T 8,642 7,404,964 26,079 20,644,226 0.8 17.1
Manganese ores and concentrates 10000T 270 497,310 802 1,633,467 42.8 22.0
Copper ores and concentrates 10000T 177 2,759,847 559 8,656,183 10.5 3.2
Chromium ores and concentrates 10000T 90 154,403 329 570,211 -41.7 -53.3
Lead ores and concentrates 10000T 12 149,273 33 411,956 49.8 19.8
Aluminium oxide 10000T 3 19,369 16 91,212 233.5 39.1
Coal and lignite 10000T 2,348 1,794,596 7,463 5,780,948 -12.3 -21.5
  Of which:  
    Anthracite, not agglomerated 10000T 96 109,575 275 313,116 25.1 15.6
    Coking coal, not agglomerated 10000T 614 816,653 1,642 2,401,974 53.1 41.2
    Other bituminous coal, not agglomerated 10000T 489 359,555 1,754 1,370,254 -41.6 -54.6
    Lignite 10000T 959 399,658 3,067 1,281,693 2.7 -23.3
Crude petroleum oil 10000T 3,934 18,563,184 12,117 54,604,145 0.4 -1.7
Refined petroleum products 10000T 299 1,640,669 872 4,664,310 8.7 6.2
  Of which:  
    Gasoline T 74,526 48,469 74,542 48,511 290,757.5 43,428.6
    Kerosene 10000T 19 122,285 87 523,724 -22.2 -22.7
    Diesel oil 10000T 7 45,765 31 175,106 86.9 92.3
    Other fuel oil 10000T 146 660,368 427 1,837,211 2.4 14.0
Natural gases 10000T 694 3,220,634 2,427 11,662,858 16.7 37.4
  Of which:  
    Liquefied natural gas 10000T 406 2,145,877 1,495 8,233,949 25.2 43.4
    Natural gases in gaseous state 10000T 288 1,074,757 932 3,428,908 6.5 26.7
Electrical energy 10000KWH 25,999 11,914 84,295 35,235 1.0 -21.9
Toluene T 45,401 28,082 121,645 76,457 27.6 4.4
Xylenes 10000T 135 1,461,784 431 4,578,785 -7.5 3.5
Styrene 10000T 13 138,139 80 830,562 -34.0 -50.7
Ethylene glycol 10000T 90 571,544 261 1,683,629 -9.3 -41.5
Isocyanates T 13,867 40,243 39,838 119,384 -24.9 -51.8
Telephthalic acid 10000T 7 55,733 18 144,669 -24.4 -17.4
Caprolactam T 20,968 33,678 52,492 87,414 10.8 -8.5
Medical and pharmaceutical products T 11,074 3,064,531 32,171 7,888,274 -16.3 12.9
  Of which:  
    Antibiotics other than preparations T 65 46,187 239 169,756 -33.2 14.3
    Antibiotics in preparations T 633 110,473 2,209 345,795 -46.5 -40.7
Make-up or skin care preparations T 21,113 1,210,874 46,902 2,808,061 44.5 47.2
Fertilizer 10000T 99 321,132 346 1,095,874 -0.7 21.2
  Of which:  
    Mineral or chemical fertilizer 10000T 99 320,279 346 1,093,497 -0.7 21.5
      Of which:  
        Urea T 73 86 402 424 -96.4 -86.5
        Compound fertilizer of N,P,K 10000T 11 54,786 36 172,974 -28.1 -12.6
        Diammonium phosphate 10000T 0 1 0 2 -88.6 -80.5
        Potassium chloride 10000T 82 239,578 295 859,906 -0.9 25.0
        Potassium sulphate 10000T 0 1,622 1 4,774 -18.1 -21.1
Synthetic organic dyestuff T 4,249 41,124 11,026 102,530 0.8 -0.5
Titanium whites T 11,640 34,371 32,500 99,117 -31.4 -34.5
Paints and varnishes based on synthetic polymers T 12,263 83,278 32,991 230,146 -14.4 2.2
Photographic plates, film and paper, unexplosed -- - 62,114 - 188,566 - -34.3
Plastics in primary forms 10000T 309 4,543,574 859 12,778,453 3.8 -12.6
  Of which:  
    Polyethylene in primary forms 10000T 99 1,069,543 266 2,901,166 5.9 -11.9
    Linearity low density polyethylene in primary form 10000T 47 500,112 133 1,419,174 15.0 0.5
    Polypropylene in primary forms 10000T 29 343,147 81 961,588 -4.8 -10.1
    Polymers of styrene in primary forms 10000T 33 516,601 94 1,469,694 5.7 -12.2
      Of which:  
        ABS copolymers 10000T 16 273,723 48 785,298 -2.7 -20.4
    Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms 10000T 8 84,175 21 208,670 4.3 -0.8
    Polyesters in primary forms 10000T 23 504,199 64 1,397,065 15.3 -17.0
      Of which:  
        Polyethylene terephthalate in slices or chips 10000T 5 50,083 13 131,156 109.0 45.4
    Polyamides in slices or chips 10000T 5 136,423 15 403,706 -17.7 -23.7
Plates/sheets/foil of plastic,not cellular 10000T 7 551,952 20 1,582,288 -17.1 -10.1
Waste, parings and scrap, of plastics 10000T - - 0 458 - -
Insecticides, herbicides and the like products T 9,827 90,925 23,957 232,203 2.2 4.0
Bovine or equine leather T 67,649 215,395 165,969 552,457 -4.2 -22.2
Recovered paper or paperboard 10000T 112 249,370 271 648,598 -21.0 -25.1
Paper and paperboard 10000T 46 396,248 116 1,036,403 -10.3 -17.7
  Of which:  
    Newsprint in rolls or sheets 10000T 3 20,885 10 64,191 -18.4 -12.9
    Uncoated kraft paper and paper board 10000T 14 100,223 36 266,161 -4.6 -9.6
    Fluting paper 10000T 10 41,584 20 85,304 75.6 55.5
    Coated paper and paperboard 10000T 10 141,721 27 374,878 -17.6 -15.5
Waste and scrap of metals 10000T 25 713,170 73 2,157,958 -55.6 -46.0
  Of which:  
    Ferrous waste and scrap 10000T 3 15,641 6 37,513 -85.1 -81.3
    Waste and scrap of copper 10000T 10 519,434 33 1,642,592 -54.4 -44.5
    Waste and scrap of aluminium 10000T 13 175,969 33 470,019 -28.8 -40.7
Semi-finished steel products 10000T 10 115,454 26 234,252 18.2 52.9
Products, of steel or iron 10000T 90 1,219,322 290 3,606,703 -27.1 -21.7
  Of which:  
    Bars and rods of steel or iron 10000T 8 137,076 24 393,273 -14.1 -13.9
    Angles, shapes and sections, of steel or iron 10000T 3 28,364 7 73,530 -33.1 -26.5
    Sheets and plates, of steel or iron 10000T 74 829,897 245 2,518,034 -28.8 -23.6
    Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of steel or iron 10000T 3 108,100 8 296,074 -5.1 -18.2
Standard fasteners of steel or iron T 20,765 231,008 64,289 675,134 -28.7 -20.3
Unwrought copper and copper products 10000T 39 2,634,905 118 7,786,036 -10.9 -19.3
  Of which:  
    Copper and its alloys,unwrought 10000T 35 2,226,003 107 6,601,865 -9.5 -18.2
    Copper products T 38,676 408,902 111,438 1,184,171 -21.6 -24.6
Unwrought aluminium and aluminium products T 35,420 198,315 120,063 607,370 -20.4 -25.7
  Of which:  
    Aluminium and its alloys,unwrought T 9,239 20,172 47,341 97,562 -7.1 -18.5
    Aluminium products T 26,182 178,142 72,721 509,808 -24.3 -26.4
Structures & the parts, of iron/steel/aluminium T 11,482 38,072 36,563 128,339 12.9 1.6
Plastic articles T 37,207 437,804 104,299 1,234,271 -5.5 -5.0
Import of Chemical, Energy, Medical and Raw Materials in Quantity and Value, Feb 2019 Unit: US$1,000
Commodity Quantity Unit Feb Year to Date Percentage Change
Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value
Natural rubber (incl. Latex) 10000T 11 131,149 28 346,119 -3.5 -19.3
Synthetic rubber (incl. Latex) 10000T 26 420,168 71 1,110,600 -1.1 -11.5
Wood in the rough 10000CUM 333 567,228 853 1,512,712 -9.1 -19.9
Wood sawn lengthwise,sliced /peeled 10000CUM 211 501,673 516 1,245,895 15.8 2.4
Plywood, veneered panels & similar laminated wood 10000CUM 1 5,679 2 14,130 -22.3 -27.2
  Of which:  
    Plywood, consisiting solely of thin wood sheets 10000CUM 1 4,626 1 10,576 -15.4 -8.3
Pulp 10000T 159 1,153,502 386 2,827,175 -21.7 -26.9
Wool T 15,765 147,480 41,427 408,672 -16.3 -9.2
Carded wool and wool tops T 289 2,244 612 5,454 -45.5 -34.4
Cotton 10000T 23 459,540 51 1,016,846 123.6 137.5
yarn and tow, of cellulose diacetate T 1,101 5,557 3,239 16,516 46.1 48.3
Synthetic fibres for spinning 10000T 3 60,130 6 139,553 33.1 8.3
  Of which:  
    Polyester fibres T 13,004 16,181 27,767 36,506 28.3 2.8
    Acrylic or modacrylic fibres T 8,355 20,334 16,097 42,286 26.6 16.8
Artificial staple fibres T 14,680 41,783 35,352 99,104 -8.2 -6.6
Iron ores and concentrates 10000T 8,308 6,440,123 17,440 13,208,984 -1.3 0.8
Manganese ores and concentrates 10000T 222 486,715 532 1,137,185 18.1 31.3
Copper ores and concentrates 10000T 193 2,996,790 382 5,899,078 32.8 17.5
Chromium ores and concentrates 10000T 114 196,948 239 416,157 -4.2 -17.4
Lead ores and concentrates 10000T 9 105,590 21 262,784 18.2 -17.1
Aluminium oxide 10000T 5 29,467 13 71,843 -47.2 -36.0
Coal and lignite 10000T 1,764 1,190,279 5,114 3,988,738 -17.0 -35.2
  Of which:  
    Anthracite, not agglomerated 10000T 85 97,275 180 203,440 45.2 35.3
    Coking coal, not agglomerated 10000T 291 375,156 1,028 1,587,111 -5.0 -25.2
    Other bituminous coal, not agglomerated 10000T 363 270,293 1,264 1,012,342 -43.9 -55.8
    Lignite 10000T 824 335,909 2,108 881,985 4.1 -20.8
Crude petroleum oil 10000T 3,923 17,234,825 8,182 35,934,358 21.6 7.7
Refined petroleum products 10000T 235 1,215,378 572 3,020,693 -10.1 -19.0
  Of which:  
    Gasoline T - - 15 42 - -
    Kerosene 10000T 24 138,462 68 401,439 -14.8 -23.2
    Diesel oil 10000T 8 48,693 23 129,342 -24.0 -25.9
    Other fuel oil 10000T 125 533,096 281 1,175,484 14.6 19.5
Natural gases 10000T 756 3,593,312 1,736 8,451,441 9.5 31.9
  Of which:  
    Liquefied natural gas 10000T 435 2,400,259 1,092 6,097,290 9.7 32.6
    Natural gases in gaseous state 10000T 321 1,193,053 644 2,354,151 9.1 30.5
Electrical energy 10000KWH 23,529 9,478 58,295 23,321 -34.9 -52.0
Toluene T 33,261 20,613 76,244 48,116 94.8 61.7
Xylenes 10000T 144 1,510,936 296 3,098,549 16.4 28.6
Styrene 10000T 28 281,575 67 692,144 53.9 13.3
Ethylene glycol 10000T 70 457,047 171 1,135,636 0.1 -34.9
Isocyanates T 11,745 33,846 25,971 79,141 -13.3 -38.1
Telephthalic acid 10000T 6 44,740 11 88,829 -10.1 -4.1
Caprolactam T 16,556 27,346 31,524 53,735 0.0 -12.4
Medical and pharmaceutical products T 7,596 1,926,905 21,097 4,823,089 -6.4 23.5
  Of which:  
    Antibiotics other than preparations T 57 21,860 173 123,569 -18.1 16.1
    Antibiotics in preparations T 466 96,942 1,576 235,322 -54.8 -24.7
Make-up or skin care preparations T 10,625 687,786 25,794 1,597,258 20.8 47.1
Fertilizer 10000T 119 370,400 247 774,743 -1.5 17.8
  Of which:  
    Mineral or chemical fertilizer 10000T 119 369,921 247 773,218 -1.5 17.9
      Of which:  
        Urea T 20 66 329 338 -100.0 -99.5
        Compound fertilizer of N,P,K 10000T 10 47,437 25 118,188 -12.9 3.7
        Diammonium phosphate 10000T - - 0 1 - -
        Potassium chloride 10000T 105 307,491 213 620,328 8.3 35.8
        Potassium sulphate 10000T 0 1,380 1 3,152 -41.0 -40.8
Synthetic organic dyestuff T 2,663 24,088 6,777 61,406 21.9 13.3
Titanium whites T 8,404 25,871 20,845 64,677 -2.8 -5.3
Paints and varnishes based on synthetic polymers T 7,219 58,677 20,727 146,854 -5.0 21.4
Photographic plates, film and paper, unexplosed -- - 55,802 - 126,452 - 24.6
Plastics in primary forms 10000T 235 3,467,416 550 8,235,218 27.9 7.6
  Of which:  
    Polyethylene in primary forms 10000T 76 817,354 168 1,831,967 34.7 14.6
    Linearity low density polyethylene in primary form 10000T 38 409,139 86 919,307 78.0 58.5
    Polypropylene in primary forms 10000T 21 247,712 52 618,411 16.6 9.9
    Polymers of styrene in primary forms 10000T 24 374,482 62 952,830 20.8 -1.6
      Of which:  
        ABS copolymers 10000T 12 196,311 31 511,365 7.1 -14.0
    Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms 10000T 5 51,326 13 124,622 1.2 -3.3
    Polyesters in primary forms 10000T 16 361,706 41 892,884 21.5 -10.7
      Of which:  
        Polyethylene terephthalate in slices or chips 10000T 3 30,505 8 81,092 90.7 35.9
    Polyamides in slices or chips 10000T 4 117,878 10 267,250 -16.5 -16.3
Plates/sheets/foil of plastic,not cellular 10000T 5 434,386 13 1,030,387 -14.8 -3.6
Waste, parings and scrap, of plastics 10000T 0 18 0 458 -81.5 -81.5
Insecticides, herbicides and the like products T 6,075 73,446 14,130 141,268 20.4 31.4
Bovine or equine leather T 39,603 141,768 98,319 337,024 0.0 -10.9
Recovered paper or paperboard 10000T 76 179,972 158 397,184 -39.9 -42.2
Paper and paperboard 10000T 29 249,408 70 640,170 18.5 0.3
  Of which:  
    Newsprint in rolls or sheets 10000T 3 17,388 6 43,305 -28.5 -17.2
    Uncoated kraft paper and paper board 10000T 9 63,476 22 165,937 31.2 18.6
    Fluting paper 10000T 5 23,553 10 43,721 516.6 408.5
    Coated paper and paperboard 10000T 6 88,162 17 233,162 -14.5 -14.6
Waste and scrap of metals 10000T 16 449,531 47 1,451,959 -64.5 -45.0
  Of which:  
    Ferrous waste and scrap 10000T 1 5,668 4 21,872 -95.6 -94.4
    Waste and scrap of copper 10000T 6 325,451 23 1,130,240 -50.2 -37.7
    Waste and scrap of aluminium 10000T 8 116,597 20 294,139 -31.8 -38.7
Semi-finished steel products 10000T 8 53,304 16 118,797 -19.2 -53.1
Products, of steel or iron 10000T 82 987,348 200 2,388,015 -20.2 -21.9
  Of which:  
    Bars and rods of steel or iron 10000T 6 103,385 16 256,737 -12.1 -2.0
    Angles, shapes and sections, of steel or iron 10000T 2 16,309 5 45,166 -16.9 -9.4
    Sheets and plates, of steel or iron 10000T 71 701,014 171 1,688,096 -21.2 -24.9
    Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of steel or iron 10000T 2 83,248 5 188,116 -14.7 -30.2
Standard fasteners of steel or iron T 18,304 185,237 43,523 444,047 -9.5 -10.8
Unwrought copper and copper products 10000T 31 2,031,232 79 5,154,482 -11.7 -22.7
  Of which:  
    Copper and its alloys,unwrought 10000T 28 1,725,866 72 4,379,241 -11.1 -23.0
    Copper products T 28,793 305,366 72,763 775,241 -17.0 -20.8
Unwrought aluminium and aluminium products T 28,428 156,166 84,642 409,055 -24.5 -25.4
  Of which:  
    Aluminium and its alloys,unwrought T 8,802 17,933 38,102 77,389 8.0 -6.6
    Aluminium products T 19,626 138,233 46,540 331,666 -33.5 -27.3
Structures & the parts, of iron/steel/aluminium T 10,083 37,581 25,081 90,276 57.6 40.4
Plastic articles T 26,801 316,602 67,087 796,443 -7.3 -3.6
Import of Chemical, Energy, Medical and Raw Materials in Quantity and Value, Jan 2019 Unit: US$1,000
Commodity Quantity Unit Jan Year to Date Percentage Change
Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value
Natural rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 17 214,970 17 214,970 -27.0 -37.3
Synthetic rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 45 690,428 45 690,428 -3.0 -12.1
Wood in the rough 10000CUM 520 945,479 520 945,479 -1.5 -6.4
Wood sawn lengthwise,sliced /peeled 10000CUM 304 744,204 304 744,204 -4.7 -20.7
Plywood, veneered panels & similar laminated wood 10000CUM 1 8,451 1 8,451 -38.6 -36.3
  Of which:  
    Plywood, consisiting solely of thin wood sheets 10000CUM 1 5,949 1 5,949 -38.8 -37.8
Pulp 10000T 227 1,673,665 227 1,673,665 10.3 5.8
Wool T 25,662 261,192 25,662 261,192 -34.8 -30.1
Carded wool and wool tops T 323 3,210 323 3,210 -25.6 -4.5
Cotton 10000T 28 557,312 28 557,312 109.6 116.8
yarn and tow, of cellulose diacetate T 2,138 10,959 2,138 10,959 47.4 50.9
Synthetic fibres for spinning 10000T 3 79,423 3 79,423 11.1 10.8
  Of which:  
    Polyester fibres T 14,763 20,325 14,763 20,325 11.8 2.4
    Acrylic or modacrylic fibres T 7,742 21,952 7,742 21,952 4.2 5.8
Artificial staple fibres T 20,671 57,321 20,671 57,321 7.6 9.3
Iron ores and concentrates 10000T 9,126 6,769,920 9,126 6,769,920 -9.1 -6.5
Manganese ores and concentrates 10000T 310 650,585 310 650,585 35.9 49.8
Copper ores and concentrates 10000T 190 2,903,870 190 2,903,870 17.8 1.9
Chromium ores and concentrates 10000T 125 219,334 125 219,334 1.2 -11.3
Lead ores and concentrates 10000T 12 157,212 12 157,212 35.3 25.8
Aluminium oxide 10000T 8 42,376 8 42,376 5.4 13.2
Coal and lignite 10000T 3,350 2,797,779 3,350 2,797,779 19.5 18.4
  Of which:  
    Anthracite, not agglomerated 10000T 95 105,899 95 105,899 22.0 5.9
    Coking coal, not agglomerated 10000T 737 1,212,286 737 1,212,286 44.1 60.6
    Other bituminous coal, not agglomerated 10000T 901 741,390 901 741,390 16.4 9.7
    Lignite 10000T 1,285 546,153 1,285 546,153 26.0 1.8
Crude petroleum oil 10000T 4,260 18,678,755 4,260 18,678,755 5.1 -2.4
Refined petroleum products 10000T 338 1,805,117 338 1,805,117 17.5 17.2
  Of which:  
    Gasoline T 15 42 15 42 1.7 -1.0
    Kerosene 10000T 44 262,976 44 262,976 15.0 12.1
    Diesel oil 10000T 15 80,648 15 80,648 2,264.3 1,737.1
    Other fuel oil 10000T 156 642,414 156 642,414 -5.4 -0.6
Natural gases 10000T 981 4,864,630 981 4,864,630 26.8 59.1
  Of which:  
    Liquefied natural gas 10000T 658 3,703,532 658 3,703,532 27.8 63.3
    Natural gases in gaseous state 10000T 323 1,161,098 323 1,161,098 24.8 47.1
Electrical energy 10000KWH 34,767 13,843 34,767 13,843 -38.4 -49.4
Toluene T 42,983 27,573 42,983 27,573 54.0 37.3
Xylenes 10000T 152 1,598,098 152 1,598,098 14.3 30.6
Styrene 10000T 40 410,828 40 410,828 50.7 18.9
Ethylene glycol 10000T 101 695,294 101 695,294 21.5 -11.2
Isocyanates T 14,226 45,295 14,226 45,295 0.1 -25.1
Telephthalic acid 10000T 6 44,086 6 44,086 -26.1 -19.9
Caprolactam T 14,968 26,389 14,968 26,389 -37.7 -42.2
Medical and pharmaceutical products T 13,500 2,896,131 13,500 2,896,131 2.6 30.3
  Of which:  
    Antibiotics other than preparations T 116 101,709 116 101,709 65.6 257.9
    Antibiotics in preparations T 1,110 138,359 1,110 138,359 21.7 14.9
Make-up or skin care preparations T 15,169 909,379 15,169 909,379 39.5 53.1
Fertilizer 10000T 128 404,354 128 404,354 14.1 35.8
  Of which:  
    Mineral or chemical fertilizer 10000T 128 403,309 128 403,309 14.1 35.5
      Of which:  
        Urea T 309 272 309 272 -76.7 -58.3
        Compound fertilizer of N,P,K 10000T 15 70,751 15 70,751 35.7 35.5
        Diammonium phosphate 10000T 0 1 0 1 -73.7 -68.9
        Potassium chloride 10000T 108 312,837 108 312,837 14.4 42.9
        Potassium sulphate 10000T 0 1,784 0 1,784 -18.2 -15.2
Synthetic organic dyestuff T 4,114 37,318 4,114 37,318 10.4 10.4
Titanium whites T 12,438 38,785 12,438 38,785 -38.2 -35.3
Paints and varnishes based on synthetic polymers T 13,508 88,178 13,508 88,178 -4.6 19.9
Photographic plates, film and paper, unexplosed -- - 70,650 - 70,650 - 6.1
Plastics in primary forms 10000T 315 4,766,994 315 4,766,994 7.4 -4.6
  Of which:  
    Polyethylene in primary forms 10000T 92 1,014,619 92 1,014,619 -0.7 -13.9
    Linearity low density polyethylene in primary form 10000T 47 510,142 47 510,142 30.9 17.3
    Polypropylene in primary forms 10000T 31 370,551 31 370,551 3.6 2.2
    Polymers of styrene in primary forms 10000T 37 578,035 37 578,035 21.1 -0.1
      Of which:  
        ABS copolymers 10000T 19 314,789 19 314,789 11.4 -10.6
    Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms 10000T 7 73,295 7 73,295 -19.5 -20.8
    Polyesters in primary forms 10000T 25 530,907 25 530,907 29.4 -6.1
      Of which:  
        Polyethylene terephthalate in slices or chips 10000T 5 50,462 5 50,462 139.8 79.4
    Polyamides in slices or chips 10000T 5 149,364 5 149,364 -5.9 -7.6
Plates/sheets/foil of plastic,not cellular 10000T 8 595,980 8 595,980 -9.9 -1.2
Waste, parings and scrap, of plastics 10000T 0 451 0 451 -85.3 -83.4
Insecticides, herbicides and the like products T 8,055 67,822 8,055 67,822 21.6 19.8
Bovine or equine leather T 58,698 195,222 58,698 195,222 -10.3 -15.9
Recovered paper or paperboard 10000T 140 394,736 140 394,736 13.4 34.2
Paper and paperboard 10000T 41 390,741 41 390,741 -10.2 -8.9
  Of which:  
    Newsprint in rolls or sheets 10000T 4 25,917 4 25,917 -44.1 -31.5
    Uncoated kraft paper and paper board 10000T 13 102,461 13 102,461 10.7 12.0
    Fluting paper 10000T 5 20,168 5 20,168 8.8 -7.5
    Coated paper and paperboard 10000T 10 144,978 10 144,978 -11.3 -6.2
Waste and scrap of metals 10000T 33 1,025,367 33 1,025,367 -32.7 -13.0
  Of which:  
    Ferrous waste and scrap 10000T 3 16,465 3 16,465 -71.8 -72.5
    Waste and scrap of copper 10000T 18 825,413 18 825,413 -11.5 -1.1
    Waste and scrap of aluminium 10000T 12 179,596 12 179,596 -34.4 -35.3
Semi-finished steel products 10000T 8 65,494 8 65,494 -53.6 -61.2
Products, of steel or iron 10000T 118 1,400,694 118 1,400,694 -1.0 -5.9
  Of which:  
    Bars and rods of steel or iron 10000T 10 153,352 10 153,352 4.9 -1.9
    Angles, shapes and sections, of steel or iron 10000T 3 28,857 3 28,857 -21.3 -14.7
    Sheets and plates, of steel or iron 10000T 100 987,069 100 987,069 0.0 -5.3
    Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of steel or iron 10000T 3 104,867 3 104,867 -17.8 -16.8
Standard fasteners of steel or iron T 25,219 258,810 25,219 258,810 -8.6 -7.7
Unwrought copper and copper products 10000T 48 3,124,000 48 3,124,000 8.2 -5.1
  Of which:  
    Copper and its alloys,unwrought 10000T 43 2,654,147 43 2,654,147 10.9 -4.2
    Copper products T 43,968 469,853 43,968 469,853 -12.7 -10.1
Unwrought aluminium and aluminium products T 56,214 252,888 56,214 252,888 17.5 -3.4
  Of which:  
    Aluminium and its alloys,unwrought T 29,300 59,456 29,300 59,456 140.4 104.5
    Aluminium products T 26,914 193,432 26,914 193,432 -24.5 -16.9
Structures & the parts,of iron/steel/aluminium T 14,999 52,701 14,999 52,701 76.6 39.7
Plastic articles T 40,276 479,783 40,276 479,783 5.7 7.3
Import of Chemical, Energy, Medical and Raw Materials in Quantity and Value, Dec 2018 Unit: US$1,000
Commodity Quantity Unit Dec Year to Date Percentage Change
Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value
Natural rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 29 380,474 260 3,606,722 -16.9 -31.4
Synthetic rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 38 622,551 441 7,620,765 -22.7 -26.5
Wood in the rough 10000CUM 510 861,887 5,969 10,984,445 -2.1 -11.0
Wood sawn lengthwise,sliced /peeled 10000CUM 293 780,509 3,674 10,130,675 -2.8 -10.5
Plywood, veneered panels & similar laminated wood 10000CUM 1 11,779 16 155,651 -3.1 3.6
  Of which:  
    Plywood, consisiting solely of thin wood sheets 10000CUM 1 9,683 14 121,922 -0.7 10.1
Pulp 10000T 177 1,384,843 2,479 19,715,937 -8.6 -1.7
Wool T 19,974 197,947 369,881 3,222,727 -38.9 -32.0
Carded wool and wool tops T 353 2,970 7,518 55,930 66.6 52.3
Cotton 10000T 22 439,776 157 3,171,592 118.3 128.6
yarn and tow, of cellulose diacetate T 927 4,721 23,139 110,213 -62.1 -58.6
Synthetic fibres for spinning 10000T 3 66,444 45 1,079,449 -14.0 -10.5
  Of which:  
    Polyester fibres T 13,343 18,815 190,969 282,977 -17.7 -20.8
    Acrylic or modacrylic fibres T 5,609 17,938 149,472 423,721 -28.3 -16.9
Artificial staple fibres T 13,726 38,079 196,456 559,152 -4.8 -6.7
Iron ores and concentrates 10000T 8,665 6,568,603 106,447 75,539,600 3.0 16.8
Manganese ores and concentrates 10000T 259 542,490 2,763 5,819,937 58.0 75.8
Copper ores and concentrates 10000T 146 2,238,497 1,972 32,313,942 -11.4 -22.4
Chromium ores and concentrates 10000T 121 206,456 1,429 2,864,750 0.5 -20.5
Lead ores and concentrates 10000T 12 146,766 123 1,676,851 42.4 15.9
Aluminium oxide 10000T 5 31,892 51 321,850 -66.6 -56.9
Coal and lignite 10000T 1,023 734,980 28,123 24,606,150 -54.7 -63.9
  Of which:  
    Anthracite, not agglomerated 10000T 35 38,585 889 1,102,472 -57.1 -59.1
    Coking coal, not agglomerated 10000T 313 317,117 6,490 9,477,503 -48.9 -61.4
    Other bituminous coal, not agglomerated 10000T 254 171,740 7,650 6,708,979 -65.7 -74.2
    Lignite 10000T 275 122,594 9,428 4,936,560 -59.1 -65.3
Crude petroleum oil 10000T 4,378 21,303,585 46,190 240,261,686 30.0 39.6
Refined petroleum products 10000T 301 1,750,557 3,348 20,179,752 9.9 17.4
  Of which:  
    Gasoline T 89,366 56,301 445,569 313,518 449,247.7 58,511.8
    Kerosene 10000T 43 289,535 406 2,796,995 25.6 40.4
    Diesel oil 10000T 10 62,526 71 469,211 2,618.4 2,604.8
    Other fuel oil 10000T 151 693,709 1,666 7,563,838 13.6 35.7
Natural gases 10000T 923 4,618,903 9,039 38,479,606 17.5 54.6
  Of which:  
    Liquefied natural gas 10000T 629 3,568,908 5,378 26,837,374 25.9 66.9
    Natural gases in gaseous state 10000T 294 1,049,994 3,661 11,642,233 2.8 23.6
Electrical energy 10000KWH 36,037 14,227 568,824 254,554 -36.2 -45.5
Toluene T 24,181 19,120 327,340 259,141 42.0 57.7
Xylenes 10000T 152 1,691,046 1,621 17,215,777 6.5 32.4
Styrene 10000T 34 381,280 291 3,960,065 -2.4 -13.2
Ethylene glycol 10000T 74 555,208 980 9,050,132 -2.3 -19.3
Isocyanates T 21,046 60,858 169,730 676,072 102.6 38.9
Telephthalic acid 10000T 5 42,240 78 667,899 -30.6 -14.4
Caprolactam T 13,492 24,327 173,555 349,423 10.8 -1.0
Medical and pharmaceutical products T 12,739 2,778,515 152,703 29,602,804 0.9 6.8
  Of which:  
    Antibiotics other than preparations T 132 39,314 1,000 480,735 124.8 -14.8
    Antibiotics in preparations T 1,619 176,664 13,447 1,909,374 59.0 22.7
Make-up or skin care preparations T 16,076 816,810 203,669 9,921,353 44.0 38.0
Fertilizer 10000T 113 352,343 950 2,723,752 42.0 72.8
  Of which:  
    Mineral or chemical fertilizer 10000T 113 352,186 950 2,719,075 42.0 72.9
      Of which:  
        Urea T 57 89 163,913 45,433 23.6 8.6
        Compound fertilizer of N,P,K 10000T 13 59,497 146 669,008 83.0 88.7
        Diammonium phosphate 10000T 0 4 6 24,545 - -
        Potassium chloride 10000T 98 285,119 746 1,847,918 66.1 107.1
        Potassium sulphate 10000T 1 2,348 7 24,993 -3.8 -5.1
Synthetic organic dyestuff T 3,463 30,976 47,487 438,916 13.8 6.6
Titanium whites T 12,821 38,417 197,502 601,063 -12.5 -11.4
Paints and varnishes based on synthetic polymers T 13,724 93,260 164,543 984,476 -10.8 17.5
Photographic plates, film and paper, unexplosed -- - 66,350 - 899,016 - -4.4
Plastics in primary forms 10000T 274 4,301,671 3,284 56,401,732 4.3 -6.4
  Of which:  
    Polyethylene in primary forms 10000T 77 897,078 966 12,332,233 -3.7 -10.8
    Linearity low density polyethylene in primary form 10000T 39 437,947 437 5,179,672 33.9 23.4
    Polypropylene in primary forms 10000T 29 363,117 328 4,192,886 2.7 5.4
    Polymers of styrene in primary forms 10000T 32 516,904 385 6,938,284 3.7 -11.7
      Of which:  
        ABS copolymers 10000T 16 274,138 201 3,922,705 -4.8 -20.7
    Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms 10000T 8 84,190 94 997,749 12.7 6.2
    Polyesters in primary forms 10000T 20 460,117 241 6,659,216 6.7 -19.2
      Of which:  
        Polyethylene terephthalate in slices or chips 10000T 4 46,134 37 462,457 111.1 56.9
    Polyamides in slices or chips 10000T 5 130,758 67 1,932,191 -15.2 -18.0
Plates/sheets/foil of plastic,not cellular 10000T 7 542,225 96 7,301,243 -14.7 -8.5
Waste, parings and scrap, of plastics 10000T 1 6,277 5 39,056 -96.1 -93.7
Insecticides, herbicides and the like products T 5,868 65,574 79,200 689,560 -20.3 18.8
Bovine or equine leather T 47,951 184,104 701,872 2,723,087 -20.1 -23.9
Recovered paper or paperboard 10000T 237 685,432 1,703 4,292,828 151.2 238.9
Paper and paperboard 10000T 39 361,123 627 5,526,857 -24.7 -19.4
  Of which:  
    Newsprint in rolls or sheets 10000T 3 23,057 48 295,097 -48.4 -34.4
    Uncoated kraft paper and paper board 10000T 13 103,677 182 1,366,065 6.4 16.0
    Fluting paper 10000T 5 23,191 111 537,759 -24.6 -35.5
    Coated paper and paperboard 10000T 8 116,511 131 1,789,381 -36.2 -26.1
Waste and scrap of metals 10000T 51 1,103,859 534 12,688,435 -26.5 -17.2
  Of which:  
    Ferrous waste and scrap 10000T 12 65,421 134 780,332 -49.6 -54.7
    Waste and scrap of copper 10000T 25 812,422 241 9,353,289 -6.3 -9.7
    Waste and scrap of aluminium 10000T 15 222,301 157 2,510,855 -26.7 -21.7
Semi-finished steel products 10000T 11 84,695 105 1,233,847 155.1 111.7
Products, of steel or iron 10000T 101 1,219,906 1,317 16,436,332 -16.3 -18.1
  Of which:  
    Bars and rods of steel or iron 10000T 8 144,857 109 1,887,176 -19.3 -16.1
    Angles, shapes and sections, of steel or iron 10000T 2 23,914 35 332,632 -39.8 -29.6
    Sheets and plates, of steel or iron 10000T 85 833,719 1,111 11,264,224 -15.5 -19.6
    Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of steel or iron 10000T 3 106,209 41 1,539,234 -0.8 -14.0
Standard fasteners of steel or iron T 19,742 210,017 317,352 3,220,122 -34.5 -30.4
Unwrought copper and copper products 10000T 43 2,836,068 530 37,484,549 -5.5 -14.3
  Of which:  
    Copper and its alloys,unwrought 10000T 39 2,421,195 475 31,487,018 -3.3 -12.6
    Copper products T 38,948 414,873 550,978 5,997,531 -23.2 -22.6
Unwrought aluminium and aluminium products T 64,186 271,168 596,437 3,151,000 28.7 3.3
  Of which:  
    Aluminium and its alloys,unwrought T 35,345 73,365 199,320 449,530 147.5 127.0
    Aluminium products T 28,841 197,803 397,117 2,701,470 -19.0 -14.1
Structures & the parts,of iron/steel/aluminium T 13,093 42,101 134,798 506,283 31.3 13.8
Plastic articles T 37,044 432,633 475,368 5,468,213 -11.1 -8.0
Import of Chemical, Energy, Medical and Raw Materials in Quantity and Value, Nov 2018 Unit: US$1,000
Commodity Quantity Unit Nov Year to Date Percentage Change
Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value
Natural rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 27 358,579 231 3,226,248 11.7 -7.0
Synthetic rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 40 651,708 403 6,998,392 -6.7 -14.6
Wood in the rough 10000CUM 439 754,627 5,458 10,122,535 -17.2 -24.9
Wood sawn lengthwise,sliced /peeled 10000CUM 292 752,801 3,381 9,350,176 -6.3 -15.7
Plywood, veneered panels & similar laminated wood 10000CUM 1 13,175 15 143,871 -17.9 -20.2
  Of which:  
    Plywood, consisiting solely of thin wood sheets 10000CUM 1 10,685 13 112,239 -13.7 -12.7
Pulp 10000T 224 1,766,675 2,303 18,335,549 -4.1 9.0
Wool T 24,441 257,557 349,907 3,024,780 -32.4 -15.6
Carded wool and wool tops T 724 5,177 7,166 52,960 -20.8 -0.6
Cotton 10000T 13 267,678 136 2,731,842 82.9 99.4
yarn and tow, of cellulose diacetate T 1,920 9,620 22,212 105,491 -43.6 -39.9
Synthetic fibres for spinning 10000T 4 84,420 42 1,013,015 -14.9 -5.2
  Of which:  
    Polyester fibres T 17,096 25,629 177,626 264,162 -13.7 -9.9
    Acrylic or modacrylic fibres T 8,704 27,695 143,904 405,794 -26.2 3.0
Artificial staple fibres T 14,727 40,078 182,730 521,074 -28.4 -27.6
Iron ores and concentrates 10000T 8,625 6,526,580 97,789 68,882,509 -8.7 4.0
Manganese ores and concentrates 10000T 298 612,345 2,506 5,283,779 38.3 50.8
Copper ores and concentrates 10000T 170 2,609,800 1,825 30,250,405 -4.2 -13.2
Chromium ores and concentrates 10000T 109 185,209 1,308 2,661,262 -16.0 -34.1
Lead ores and concentrates 10000T 12 136,053 111 1,530,983 0.9 -28.2
Aluminium oxide 10000T 1 9,309 46 289,958 -97.1 -90.1
Coal and lignite 10000T 1,915 1,640,662 27,119 23,877,489 -13.1 -13.0
  Of which:  
    Anthracite, not agglomerated 10000T 74 90,904 854 1,063,866 -2.9 -4.0
    Coking coal, not agglomerated 10000T 489 721,902 6,179 9,161,009 -8.8 -0.7
    Other bituminous coal, not agglomerated 10000T 461 374,027 7,395 6,536,228 -19.3 -25.3
    Lignite 10000T 605 291,418 9,153 4,809,046 -22.6 -28.2
Crude petroleum oil 10000T 4,287 24,156,844 41,811 218,853,137 16.0 53.5
Refined petroleum products 10000T 310 2,007,520 3,024 18,316,362 22.0 45.9
  Of which:  
    Gasoline T 70,770 48,470 356,203 257,217 241,262.8 50,205.7
    Kerosene 10000T 45 341,607 363 2,507,470 19.3 61.6
    Diesel oil 10000T 13 89,018 61 406,565 11,624.6 12,696.4
    Other fuel oil 10000T 152 772,945 1,493 6,766,299 41.9 96.7
Natural gases 10000T 915 4,357,435 8,119 33,835,452 40.2 82.2
  Of which:  
    Liquefied natural gas 10000T 599 3,282,663 4,752 23,243,214 48.5 100.5
    Natural gases in gaseous state 10000T 317 1,074,772 3,367 10,592,238 26.8 42.6
Electrical energy 10000KWH 46,890 15,479 532,786 240,327 -35.3 -52.6
Toluene T 43,444 37,835 303,159 239,663 -4.5 20.2
Xylenes 10000T 139 1,743,063 1,469 15,567,453 2.4 47.5
Styrene 10000T 28 358,752 258 3,584,696 -16.4 -16.4
Ethylene glycol 10000T 77 656,553 906 8,519,028 0.9 -3.8
Isocyanates T 11,149 41,806 148,744 615,203 4.6 -17.4
Telephthalic acid 10000T 5 52,197 73 625,659 -3.1 43.6
Caprolactam T 6,352 13,647 160,063 325,097 -69.7 -65.0
Medical and pharmaceutical products T 14,851 2,830,115 139,959 26,801,021 8.0 17.7
  Of which:  
    Antibiotics other than preparations T 78 59,289 868 441,421 30.2 192.2
    Antibiotics in preparations T 1,337 170,470 11,828 1,732,711 48.2 12.6
Make-up or skin care preparations T 17,284 850,026 187,597 9,103,832 29.6 24.6
Fertilizer 10000T 76 232,462 838 2,371,398 -7.5 14.9
  Of which:  
    Mineral or chemical fertilizer 10000T 76 232,337 837 2,366,877 -7.5 14.9
      Of which:  
        Urea T 313 307 163,857 45,344 563.9 285.7
        Compound fertilizer of N,P,K 10000T 10 48,260 134 609,511 51.3 92.3
        Diammonium phosphate 10000T 0 2 6 24,541 -58.7 -43.5
        Potassium chloride 10000T 59 164,934 648 1,562,800 -18.3 -2.3
        Potassium sulphate 10000T 0 1,311 6 22,645 -77.8 -72.5
Synthetic organic dyestuff T 4,152 38,805 44,024 407,940 25.9 16.9
Titanium whites T 18,193 52,513 184,682 562,653 9.7 8.7
Paints and varnishes based on synthetic polymers T 15,454 96,701 150,818 891,097 -4.7 20.3
Photographic plates, film and paper, unexplosed -- - 81,654 - 832,666 - -0.6
Plastics in primary forms 10000T 283 4,618,207 3,010 52,093,232 5.9 -0.6
  Of which:  
    Polyethylene in primary forms 10000T 81 987,914 889 11,433,745 0.6 -1.3
    Linearity low density polyethylene in primary form 10000T 38 436,895 398 4,741,549 40.1 31.3
    Polypropylene in primary forms 10000T 30 384,693 299 3,828,839 -2.0 3.3
    Polymers of styrene in primary forms 10000T 32 545,036 353 6,420,004 4.7 -5.4
      Of which:  
        ABS copolymers 10000T 16 292,838 185 3,647,701 -4.9 -14.7
    Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms 10000T 9 94,853 86 914,132 -3.2 -3.9
    Polyesters in primary forms 10000T 20 484,077 220 6,196,113 2.0 -16.8
      Of which:  
        Polyethylene terephthalate in slices or chips 10000T 4 46,167 33 416,280 94.2 53.9
    Polyamides in slices or chips 10000T 6 159,537 63 1,801,416 -10.2 -5.3
Plates/sheets/foil of plastic,not cellular 10000T 8 605,042 89 6,759,042 -6.7 -4.7
Waste, parings and scrap, of plastics 10000T 0 3,976 4 32,779 -98.0 -97.0
Insecticides, herbicides and the like products T 5,081 48,982 72,507 621,924 -8.8 19.2
Bovine or equine leather T 52,876 219,408 653,921 2,538,806 -14.7 -9.8
Recovered paper or paperboard 10000T 183 508,863 1,466 3,606,971 40.6 75.9
Paper and paperboard 10000T 47 427,393 588 5,163,724 -21.3 -14.4
  Of which:  
    Newsprint in rolls or sheets 10000T 4 24,503 45 272,040 -6.2 22.6
    Uncoated kraft paper and paper board 10000T 17 124,251 168 1,261,823 14.7 24.9
    Fluting paper 10000T 6 29,294 106 514,568 -51.0 -57.7
    Coated paper and paperboard 10000T 9 131,446 123 1,672,889 -22.5 -16.5
Waste and scrap of metals 10000T 43 1,049,794 482 11,591,041 -33.7 -17.7
  Of which:  
    Ferrous waste and scrap 10000T 8 47,478 123 714,858 -58.1 -56.4
    Waste and scrap of copper 10000T 22 800,409 217 8,547,405 -18.5 -10.0
    Waste and scrap of aluminium 10000T 13 198,253 142 2,288,533 -32.7 -27.5
Semi-finished steel products 10000T 2 36,699 95 1,149,165 -59.2 -48.2
Products, of steel or iron 10000T 106 1,336,061 1,216 15,217,801 -6.9 -3.7
  Of which:  
    Bars and rods of steel or iron 10000T 9 166,762 101 1,743,680 -6.2 -5.7
    Angles, shapes and sections, of steel or iron 10000T 3 27,333 32 308,718 -8.3 -1.8
    Sheets and plates, of steel or iron 10000T 88 908,657 1,025 10,430,475 -6.7 -2.8
    Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of steel or iron 10000T 3 121,916 38 1,433,024 -9.8 -2.6
Standard fasteners of steel or iron T 26,890 268,975 297,646 3,010,394 -6.6 -5.9
Unwrought copper and copper products 10000T 46 3,034,831 487 34,665,048 -3.6 -11.6
  Of which:  
    Copper and its alloys,unwrought 10000T 41 2,550,482 436 29,080,274 -2.7 -11.9
    Copper products T 46,286 484,348 512,086 5,584,774 -11.4 -10.0
Unwrought aluminium and aluminium products T 63,347 267,258 532,251 2,879,826 20.1 -2.4
  Of which:  
    Aluminium and its alloys,unwrought T 35,087 72,067 163,975 376,160 136.2 117.6
    Aluminium products T 28,260 195,191 368,276 2,503,666 -25.5 -18.9
Structures & the parts,of iron/steel/aluminium T 14,185 51,007 121,710 464,276 32.2 26.5
Plastic articles T 40,715 476,350 438,399 5,036,146 -7.4 0.6
Import of Chemical, Energy, Medical and Raw Materials in Quantity and Value, Oct 2018 Unit: US$1,000
Commodity Quantity Unit Oct Year to Date Percentage Change
Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value
Natural rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 19 242,006 204 2,867,639 2.4 -17.5
Synthetic rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 36 596,781 363 6,346,828 2.6 -5.9
Wood in the rough 10000CUM 458 789,766 5,019 9,367,825 8.3 0.7
Wood sawn lengthwise,sliced /peeled 10000CUM 289 743,610 3,091 8,597,244 -4.4 -10.9
Plywood, veneered panels & similar laminated wood 10000CUM 1 13,903 14 130,696 2.7 22.6
  Of which:  
    Plywood, consisiting solely of thin wood sheets 10000CUM 1 11,766 12 101,555 9.2 36.9
Pulp 10000T 212 1,675,743 2,080 16,570,235 16.1 34.3
Wool T 29,715 288,013 325,466 2,767,215 1.0 31.4
Carded wool and wool tops T 479 3,812 6,442 47,783 -46.0 -26.3
Cotton 10000T 11 224,211 122 2,464,214 38.7 47.5
yarn and tow, of cellulose diacetate T 1,409 6,582 20,292 95,871 -46.9 -47.7
Synthetic fibres for spinning 10000T 3 87,005 38 928,607 -2.1 16.5
  Of which:  
    Polyester fibres T 14,344 22,052 160,535 238,536 -13.9 -3.5
    Acrylic or modacrylic fibres T 11,314 33,753 135,215 378,108 10.7 39.7
Artificial staple fibres T 16,970 48,514 168,003 480,996 -3.9 2.1
Iron ores and concentrates 10000T 8,840 6,395,135 89,169 62,283,297 11.2 14.6
Manganese ores and concentrates 10000T 286 580,974 2,208 4,674,370 92.7 124.3
Copper ores and concentrates 10000T 157 2,407,626 1,656 27,782,977 14.9 7.9
Chromium ores and concentrates 10000T 99 168,331 1,200 2,478,030 -32.5 -43.2
Lead ores and concentrates 10000T 10 125,859 99 1,398,166 0.9 -11.0
Aluminium oxide 10000T 5 34,009 46 280,649 -82.7 -70.1
Coal and lignite 10000T 2,308 1,964,193 25,204 22,230,212 8.5 14.2
  Of which:  
    Anthracite, not agglomerated 10000T 55 65,195 780 973,070 4.6 14.3
    Coking coal, not agglomerated 10000T 608 839,997 5,691 8,435,465 15.7 15.8
    Other bituminous coal, not agglomerated 10000T 654 564,447 6,902 6,137,286 38.8 49.3
    Lignite 10000T 739 349,416 8,552 4,519,070 -14.3 -18.1
Crude petroleum oil 10000T 3,888 22,047,867 37,525 194,447,864 25.3 75.4
Refined petroleum products 10000T 255 1,686,211 2,714 16,306,391 30.9 65.2
  Of which:  
    Gasoline T 164,008 124,973 285,433 208,747 440,664.4 58,487.1
    Kerosene 10000T 32 240,800 318 2,165,864 12.3 50.1
    Diesel oil 10000T 11 81,253 48 317,560 -12.2 28.6
    Other fuel oil 10000T 119 613,457 1,341 5,991,722 50.7 117.6
Natural gases 10000T 730 3,310,935 7,206 29,480,879 26.2 63.7
  Of which:  
    Liquefied natural gas 10000T 460 2,453,263 4,156 19,963,412 29.8 77.7
    Natural gases in gaseous state 10000T 270 857,672 3,050 9,517,466 20.5 33.5
Electrical energy 10000KWH 54,603 18,698 485,896 224,848 -27.3 -47.2
Toluene T 21,933 18,814 259,715 201,676 -34.7 -18.0
Xylenes 10000T 140 1,830,511 1,330 13,814,196 17.5 82.8
Styrene 10000T 25 355,321 230 3,225,576 10.1 20.0
Ethylene glycol 10000T 76 708,716 830 7,882,848 22.9 25.7
Isocyanates T 8,466 34,805 137,595 573,397 -14.3 -16.2
Telephthalic acid 10000T 7 67,954 68 573,462 21.1 95.9
Caprolactam T 17,645 37,659 153,709 311,449 -17.9 2.3
Medical and pharmaceutical products T 11,931 2,458,176 125,108 23,970,652 14.1 29.8
  Of which:  
    Antibiotics other than preparations T 71 62,500 790 382,133 152.2 357.1
    Antibiotics in preparations T 887 136,422 10,490 1,562,300 36.9 1.7
Make-up or skin care preparations T 21,253 991,072 170,338 8,252,879 62.7 68.1
Fertilizer 10000T 47 152,095 762 2,138,995 -43.2 -28.3
  Of which:  
    Mineral or chemical fertilizer 10000T 47 151,921 761 2,134,539 -43.2 -28.3
      Of which:  
        Urea T 109 153 163,543 45,036 -95.3 -76.1
        Compound fertilizer of N,P,K 10000T 14 63,160 124 561,250 84.1 96.0
        Diammonium phosphate 10000T 0 0 6 24,539 -99.9 -99.1
        Potassium chloride 10000T 32 82,449 588 1,397,865 -56.4 -51.3
        Potassium sulphate 10000T 1 2,140 6 21,334 46.6 55.3
Synthetic organic dyestuff T 4,039 35,578 39,872 369,134 27.1 17.2
Titanium whites T 16,466 48,044 166,486 509,999 -11.9 -9.2
Paints and varnishes based on synthetic polymers T 13,132 79,006 135,300 793,199 4.2 10.8
Photographic plates, film and paper, unexplosed -- - 51,861 - 751,012 - -16.2
Plastics in primary forms 10000T 279 4,657,549 2,727 47,472,149 23.4 21.7
  Of which:  
    Polyethylene in primary forms 10000T 80 1,010,976 809 10,445,487 10.2 15.1
    Linearity low density polyethylene in primary form 10000T 38 435,148 359 4,304,493 49.4 42.2
    Polypropylene in primary forms 10000T 29 372,419 269 3,443,877 16.8 24.8
    Polymers of styrene in primary forms 10000T 35 603,059 321 5,874,393 46.0 34.3
      Of which:  
        ABS copolymers 10000T 17 327,244 169 3,354,587 26.3 16.9
    Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms 10000T 8 86,499 76 819,280 10.3 11.7
    Polyesters in primary forms 10000T 21 520,653 200 5,710,754 36.7 16.6
      Of which:  
        Polyethylene terephthalate in slices or chips 10000T 4 47,297 29 369,933 142.5 98.7
    Polyamides in slices or chips 10000T 6 169,512 57 1,642,035 14.5 25.5
Plates/sheets/foil of plastic,not cellular 10000T 8 604,067 81 6,162,451 10.8 11.4
Waste, parings and scrap, of plastics 10000T 1 3,998 4 28,803 -98.3 -97.7
Insecticides, herbicides and the like products T 4,383 28,914 67,421 572,891 -12.0 -30.7
Bovine or equine leather T 52,354 218,172 601,040 2,319,342 11.3 3.0
Recovered paper or paperboard 10000T 130 346,598 1,283 3,097,572 -27.0 -19.8
Paper and paperboard 10000T 51 447,695 541 4,736,305 4.8 11.6
  Of which:  
    Newsprint in rolls or sheets 10000T 2 15,582 41 247,538 -14.4 12.4
    Uncoated kraft paper and paper board 10000T 17 132,477 152 1,137,559 39.7 58.9
    Fluting paper 10000T 10 47,526 100 485,274 -9.4 -15.7
    Coated paper and paperboard 10000T 9 136,767 114 1,540,346 -13.4 -6.1
Waste and scrap of metals 10000T 33 803,878 439 10,547,796 -45.0 -29.3
  Of which:  
    Ferrous waste and scrap 10000T 7 42,178 115 662,142 -59.3 -57.9
    Waste and scrap of copper 10000T 17 614,961 195 7,759,073 -32.6 -22.0
    Waste and scrap of aluminium 10000T 9 144,784 128 2,089,989 -48.8 -41.0
Semi-finished steel products 10000T 3 20,262 92 1,112,467 -66.8 -81.9
Products, of steel or iron 10000T 114 1,337,296 1,110 13,882,220 19.6 19.1
  Of which:  
    Bars and rods of steel or iron 10000T 9 151,264 91 1,576,937 3.3 4.9
    Angles, shapes and sections, of steel or iron 10000T 3 26,091 30 281,385 -19.4 -8.9
    Sheets and plates, of steel or iron 10000T 97 950,142 937 9,520,079 23.8 25.5
    Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of steel or iron 10000T 3 102,115 34 1,313,149 6.9 8.4
Standard fasteners of steel or iron T 24,433 254,858 270,765 2,741,674 -2.0 2.4
Unwrought copper and copper products 10000T 42 2,826,961 441 31,644,585 29.4 19.6
  Of which:  
    Copper and its alloys,unwrought 10000T 38 2,353,352 395 26,542,845 35.9 25.7
    Copper products T 44,100 473,609 465,897 5,101,740 -8.5 -3.5
Unwrought aluminium and aluminium products T 56,406 268,637 468,861 2,612,108 30.9 15.9
  Of which:  
    Aluminium and its alloys,unwrought T 27,633 60,762 128,888 304,092 117.6 111.3
    Aluminium products T 28,773 207,874 339,973 2,308,016 -5.4 2.4
Structures & the parts,of iron/steel/aluminium T 12,525 43,272 107,589 413,258 42.3 20.8
Plastic articles T 37,715 459,568 397,684 4,559,749 2.3 11.4
Import of Chemical, Energy, Medical and Raw Materials in Quantity and Value, Sep 2018 Unit: US$1,000
Commodity Quantity Unit Sep Year to Date Percentage Change
Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value
Natural rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 21 272,280 185 2,625,743 -8.1 -23.9
Synthetic rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 40 665,085 327 5,750,461 -8.3 -14.0
Wood in the rough 10000CUM 495 847,673 4,568 8,578,004 0.3 -7.2
Wood sawn lengthwise,sliced /peeled 10000CUM 322 852,837 2,802 7,853,559 -5.5 -8.9
Plywood, veneered panels & similar laminated wood 10000CUM 2 13,844 13 116,793 -8.0 -4.4
  Of which:  
    Plywood, consisiting solely of thin wood sheets 10000CUM 1 11,698 11 89,788 -5.2 5.1
Pulp 10000T 220 1,780,125 1,867 14,894,466 13.9 37.2
Wool T 26,731 173,298 295,751 2,479,221 8.8 14.5
Carded wool and wool tops T 1,142 8,263 5,963 43,972 51.2 88.7
Cotton 10000T 14 291,136 111 2,240,008 46.1 62.0
yarn and tow, of cellulose diacetate T 1,502 7,335 18,883 89,289 -53.6 -51.6
Synthetic fibres for spinning 10000T 5 115,504 35 841,558 32.7 39.8
  Of which:  
    Polyester fibres T 22,000 31,742 146,191 216,427 22.3 24.0
    Acrylic or modacrylic fibres T 15,847 44,400 123,913 344,369 34.2 52.0
Artificial staple fibres T 18,187 49,822 151,033 432,482 -1.3 -3.5
Iron ores and concentrates 10000T 9,347 6,588,918 80,334 55,837,827 -9.1 -10.3
Manganese ores and concentrates 10000T 209 422,043 1,923 4,095,092 30.6 35.3
Copper ores and concentrates 10000T 193 3,038,742 1,499 25,452,606 31.0 21.4
Chromium ores and concentrates 10000T 85 161,517 1,101 2,310,800 -35.8 -32.5
Lead ores and concentrates 10000T 12 154,270 89 1,274,168 58.7 37.1
Aluminium oxide 10000T 3 27,744 41 246,638 -87.4 -72.3
Coal and lignite 10000T 2,514 2,164,646 22,896 20,263,098 -7.3 2.7
  Of which:  
    Anthracite, not agglomerated 10000T 107 133,154 724 908,123 -5.5 19.5
    Coking coal, not agglomerated 10000T 661 918,202 5,033 7,553,481 9.5 18.9
    Other bituminous coal, not agglomerated 10000T 661 550,556 6,289 5,609,155 -9.4 -3.9
    Lignite 10000T 837 420,256 7,813 4,166,075 -13.9 -11.2
Crude petroleum oil 10000T 3,721 19,944,484 33,641 172,093,558 0.9 41.6
Refined petroleum products 10000T 292 1,759,374 2,459 14,616,928 27.0 57.8
  Of which:  
    Gasoline T 36 113 121,424 83,775 -42.7 -57.1
    Kerosene 10000T 26 182,679 286 1,925,064 -2.5 33.1
    Diesel oil 10000T 7 51,218 37 236,307 78.5 146.5
    Other fuel oil 10000T 173 835,610 1,222 5,375,899 52.7 123.6
Natural gases 10000T 762 3,288,758 6,478 26,152,076 28.6 65.4
  Of which:  
    Liquefied natural gas 10000T 437 2,234,028 3,698 17,492,282 27.1 73.8
    Natural gases in gaseous state 10000T 325 1,054,731 2,780 8,659,795 30.6 50.0
Electrical energy 10000KWH 59,684 19,738 431,293 206,150 -31.7 -51.0
Toluene T 15,895 13,156 237,782 183,548 -49.5 -37.4
Xylenes 10000T 131 1,593,464 1,189 11,935,954 -12.3 29.8
Styrene 10000T 22 319,086 205 2,870,160 -34.7 -24.5
Ethylene glycol 10000T 81 760,529 753 7,187,299 -2.0 1.9
Isocyanates T 20,952 78,674 129,133 538,625 27.0 25.2
Telephthalic acid 10000T 13 125,029 61 504,435 45.9 127.8
Caprolactam T 13,861 29,200 136,064 273,790 -27.5 -9.2
Medical and pharmaceutical products T 14,171 2,421,387 113,129 21,510,415 24.4 9.2
  Of which:  
    Antibiotics other than preparations T 60 38,775 719 319,633 -37.3 -35.0
    Antibiotics in preparations T 1,413 182,601 9,603 1,425,916 77.0 54.9
Make-up or skin care preparations T 22,888 1,124,172 148,036 7,230,516 65.5 71.3
Fertilizer 10000T 50 146,615 714 1,987,046 -31.3 -24.8
  Of which:  
    Mineral or chemical fertilizer 10000T 50 146,508 714 1,982,764 -31.3 -24.8
      Of which:  
        Urea T 471 394 163,434 44,884 1,025.0 451.3
        Compound fertilizer of N,P,K 10000T 7 32,138 109 498,091 -50.3 -39.2
        Diammonium phosphate 10000T 0 0 6 24,539 -95.6 -85.8
        Potassium chloride 10000T 42 104,527 556 1,315,416 -28.4 -23.0
        Potassium sulphate 10000T 0 1,557 5 19,195 19.8 36.0
Synthetic organic dyestuff T 4,608 43,545 35,833 333,557 29.3 35.4
Titanium whites T 15,929 49,479 150,020 461,955 2.0 13.9
Paints and varnishes based on synthetic polymers T 15,385 103,629 122,149 712,626 -7.7 23.4
Photographic plates, film and paper, unexplosed -- - 97,863 - 699,149 - 48.2
Plastics in primary forms 10000T 289 5,008,523 2,448 42,814,767 8.1 12.0
  Of which:  
    Polyethylene in primary forms 10000T 82 1,049,555 728 9,434,560 4.1 12.8
    Linearity low density polyethylene in primary form 10000T 38 451,613 322 3,869,251 17.9 18.8
    Polypropylene in primary forms 10000T 30 391,449 240 3,071,426 9.6 19.5
    Polymers of styrene in primary forms 10000T 34 606,857 286 5,271,158 9.4 5.9
      Of which:  
        ABS copolymers 10000T 17 327,485 152 3,027,133 -4.5 -6.9
    Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms 10000T 8 85,930 68 732,769 -24.9 -19.0
    Polyesters in primary forms 10000T 22 578,537 179 5,189,496 21.4 9.1
      Of which:  
        Polyethylene terephthalate in slices or chips 10000T 4 44,148 25 322,615 95.8 57.7
    Polyamides in slices or chips 10000T 6 180,161 51 1,473,238 12.5 23.0
Plates/sheets/foil of plastic,not cellular 10000T 8 679,671 73 5,558,080 6.8 2.2
Waste, parings and scrap, of plastics 10000T 0 3,273 3 24,806 -99.0 -98.8
Insecticides, herbicides and the like products T 8,733 48,707 63,039 544,017 37.8 6.3
Bovine or equine leather T 57,913 219,982 548,675 2,101,104 -0.8 -8.8
Recovered paper or paperboard 10000T 160 418,662 1,153 2,750,683 -23.6 -19.6
Paper and paperboard 10000T 61 519,401 490 4,289,170 64.0 47.8
  Of which:  
    Newsprint in rolls or sheets 10000T 4 26,951 39 231,955 50.3 96.7
    Uncoated kraft paper and paper board 10000T 19 142,221 134 1,005,244 76.9 98.1
    Fluting paper 10000T 14 70,444 90 437,738 193.9 200.2
    Coated paper and paperboard 10000T 11 154,858 104 1,403,566 -1.5 -0.1
Waste and scrap of metals 10000T 36 950,680 406 9,747,594 -44.6 -21.7
  Of which:  
    Ferrous waste and scrap 10000T 7 42,292 108 617,368 -54.2 -47.8
    Waste and scrap of copper 10000T 20 747,173 178 7,150,975 -38.9 -15.4
    Waste and scrap of aluminium 10000T 10 159,104 119 1,944,616 -46.9 -35.6
Semi-finished steel products 10000T 7 102,794 90 1,092,205 4.8 13.9
Products, of steel or iron 10000T 120 1,491,261 997 12,545,581 -2.6 3.2
  Of which:  
    Bars and rods of steel or iron 10000T 9 161,606 82 1,425,641 -8.5 5.1
    Angles, shapes and sections, of steel or iron 10000T 3 26,886 27 255,295 -25.6 -8.5
    Sheets and plates, of steel or iron 10000T 103 1,038,416 840 8,569,996 -1.5 5.8
    Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of steel or iron 10000T 4 146,393 31 1,211,664 5.1 -12.9
Standard fasteners of steel or iron T 29,592 296,535 246,346 2,492,404 0.1 3.9
Unwrought copper and copper products 10000T 52 3,467,050 399 28,828,914 22.0 14.0
  Of which:  
    Copper and its alloys,unwrought 10000T 47 2,925,199 357 24,200,471 27.0 18.3
    Copper products T 48,747 541,851 421,841 4,628,443 -11.6 -4.8
Unwrought aluminium and aluminium products T 51,324 276,211 412,455 2,343,465 -3.5 -1.7
  Of which:  
    Aluminium and its alloys,unwrought T 12,422 29,130 101,255 243,330 -32.2 -28.8
    Aluminium products T 38,902 247,081 311,199 2,100,135 11.6 2.9
Structures & the parts,of iron/steel/aluminium T 13,391 49,074 95,100 370,020 49.0 34.9
Plastic articles T 43,830 499,039 359,947 4,099,702 3.2 7.6
Import of Chemical, Energy, Medical and Raw Materials in Quantity and Value, Aug 2018 Unit: US$1,000
Commodity Quantity Unit Aug Year to Date Percentage Change
Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value
Natural rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 24 328,747 164 2,353,463 20.3 6.3
Synthetic rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 37 635,846 288 5,085,269 1.2 -2.8
Wood in the rough 10000CUM 547 957,607 4,098 7,729,929 16.0 15.1
Wood sawn lengthwise,sliced /peeled 10000CUM 334 921,390 2,480 7,000,453 -2.9 -0.9
Plywood, veneered panels & similar laminated wood 10000CUM 2 15,847 11 102,947 -6.0 -4.8
  Of which:  
    Plywood, consisiting solely of thin wood sheets 10000CUM 1 12,716 9 78,088 -5.3 -3.2
Pulp 10000T 223 1,770,906 1,647 13,116,228 20.0 41.3
Wool T 36,296 257,561 269,249 2,308,863 17.9 30.9
Carded wool and wool tops T 885 6,838 4,820 35,709 2.1 4.8
Cotton 10000T 16 342,976 98 1,949,852 94.2 111.3
yarn and tow, of cellulose diacetate T 1,938 8,949 17,381 81,954 -45.2 -46.2
Synthetic fibres for spinning 10000T 5 113,013 30 726,048 52.0 54.5
  Of which:  
    Polyester fibres T 16,881 24,139 124,191 184,685 7.4 6.9
    Acrylic or modacrylic fibres T 19,919 55,172 108,066 299,963 186.2 172.3
Artificial staple fibres T 16,758 48,565 132,845 382,661 -20.9 -12.4
Iron ores and concentrates 10000T 8,935 6,040,552 70,992 49,270,545 0.9 0.0
Manganese ores and concentrates 10000T 235 497,675 1,714 3,670,977 25.2 44.5
Copper ores and concentrates 10000T 166 2,754,237 1,306 22,525,985 15.9 19.3
Chromium ores and concentrates 10000T 127 255,767 1,016 2,148,425 25.9 49.4
Lead ores and concentrates 10000T 14 187,994 76 1,123,336 -6.5 -1.8
Aluminium oxide 10000T 1 11,540 38 219,268 -95.6 -88.8
Coal and lignite 10000T 2,868 2,673,000 20,382 18,096,030 13.2 34.9
  Of which:  
    Anthracite, not agglomerated 10000T 68 87,542 617 775,282 -74.3 -63.8
    Coking coal, not agglomerated 10000T 700 1,092,918 4,362 6,624,010 24.8 52.5
    Other bituminous coal, not agglomerated 10000T 892 787,555 5,633 5,064,397 27.7 55.5
    Lignite 10000T 892 491,990 6,975 3,744,100 24.4 43.2
Crude petroleum oil 10000T 3,838 20,519,071 29,919 151,886,603 13.5 68.6
Refined petroleum products 10000T 270 1,703,101 2,185 12,943,701 -1.1 37.9
  Of which:  
    Gasoline T 81,375 55,831 121,389 83,662 95,218.4 33,077.2
    Kerosene 10000T 37 261,878 260 1,742,385 3.5 46.0
    Diesel oil 10000T 5 30,203 29 185,088 -43.9 -22.1
    Other fuel oil 10000T 137 672,605 1,067 4,626,862 1.0 56.8
Natural gases 10000T 777 3,338,049 5,718 22,865,029 38.0 75.2
  Of which:  
    Liquefied natural gas 10000T 471 2,341,417 3,263 15,259,965 51.5 93.4
    Natural gases in gaseous state 10000T 306 996,632 2,455 7,605,064 21.2 43.5
Electrical energy 10000KWH 65,621 23,572 371,609 186,413 -12.3 -31.8
Toluene T 30,535 24,257 221,887 170,257 -39.6 -25.0
Xylenes 10000T 140 1,436,888 1,058 10,301,251 6.2 35.4
Styrene 10000T 27 383,064 183 2,549,885 -7.7 13.1
Ethylene glycol 10000T 86 795,413 672 6,434,462 0.0 9.4
Isocyanates T 14,898 59,340 108,114 459,738 -7.0 11.1
Telephthalic acid 10000T 6 51,841 49 379,406 -13.0 16.7
Caprolactam T 9,512 20,193 122,203 244,591 -34.1 -15.1
Medical and pharmaceutical products T 14,440 2,556,266 98,962 19,065,138 15.3 6.0
  Of which:  
    Antibiotics other than preparations T 90 53,388 659 280,857 85.8 11.9
    Antibiotics in preparations T 879 157,042 8,194 1,243,974 -26.4 36.6
Make-up or skin care preparations T 18,219 899,177 125,200 6,101,197 77.3 78.7
Fertilizer 10000T 57 173,409 667 1,848,262 -13.0 1.8
  Of which:  
    Mineral or chemical fertilizer 10000T 57 173,274 667 1,844,088 -13.0 2.0
      Of which:  
        Urea T 3,662 1,024 192,928 52,321 2,009.5 435.7
        Compound fertilizer of N,P,K 10000T 14 66,705 103 465,952 76.9 89.1
        Diammonium phosphate 10000T 0 5 6 24,539 27.6 36.3
        Potassium chloride 10000T 40 95,355 515 1,210,889 -29.1 -27.1
        Potassium sulphate 10000T 1 2,487 5 17,638 74.5 76.9
Synthetic organic dyestuff T 4,804 42,213 31,225 290,012 40.4 39.0
Titanium whites T 15,901 47,858 134,090 412,476 -6.3 5.4
Paints and varnishes based on synthetic polymers T 14,137 86,175 106,757 609,029 -6.2 13.6
Photographic plates, film and paper, unexplosed -- - 88,364 - 601,285 - 32.1
Plastics in primary forms 10000T 287 4,997,481 2,159 37,805,322 16.7 23.2
  Of which:  
    Polyethylene in primary forms 10000T 83 1,073,524 646 8,385,120 8.2 21.5
    Linearity low density polyethylene in primary form 10000T 41 483,586 283 3,417,876 45.3 50.7
    Polypropylene in primary forms 10000T 27 354,086 210 2,679,865 9.0 19.9
    Polymers of styrene in primary forms 10000T 36 646,484 252 4,663,771 27.1 25.3
      Of which:  
        ABS copolymers 10000T 19 368,036 135 2,699,197 13.2 13.6
    Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms 10000T 7 80,479 60 646,839 -24.0 -18.2
    Polyesters in primary forms 10000T 22 609,801 157 4,610,499 39.3 35.3
      Of which:  
        Polyethylene terephthalate in slices or chips 10000T 3 37,123 21 278,393 103.1 57.2
    Polyamides in slices or chips 10000T 6 172,040 45 1,293,105 11.0 20.5
Plates/sheets/foil of plastic,not cellular 10000T 9 674,541 64 4,878,167 17.0 6.8
Waste, parings and scrap, of plastics 10000T 1 4,680 3 21,523 -98.9 -98.5
Insecticides, herbicides and the like products T 4,994 38,541 54,290 495,257 0.0 -3.4
Bovine or equine leather T 60,906 236,003 490,854 1,881,239 5.6 -5.6
Recovered paper or paperboard 10000T 140 348,288 993 2,332,150 -46.2 -45.4
Paper and paperboard 10000T 64 531,813 428 3,769,774 72.0 46.5
  Of which:  
    Newsprint in rolls or sheets 10000T 4 24,560 35 205,004 11.7 43.4
    Uncoated kraft paper and paper board 10000T 18 133,874 115 863,022 86.9 100.8
    Fluting paper 10000T 16 79,985 75 367,292 367.3 419.3
    Coated paper and paperboard 10000T 11 154,594 93 1,248,732 -12.8 -9.7
Waste and scrap of metals 10000T 43 1,126,628 370 8,796,538 -30.5 4.7
  Of which:  
    Ferrous waste and scrap 10000T 8 52,493 101 575,054 -41.4 -31.7
    Waste and scrap of copper 10000T 22 848,089 158 6,404,162 -29.7 10.6
    Waste and scrap of aluminium 10000T 13 220,736 110 1,784,798 -23.4 -4.2
Semi-finished steel products 10000T 7 86,105 83 989,434 -0.3 -3.0
Products, of steel or iron 10000T 106 1,353,902 876 11,054,374 7.7 11.7
  Of which:  
    Bars and rods of steel or iron 10000T 10 184,707 73 1,264,025 4.6 18.4
    Angles, shapes and sections, of steel or iron 10000T 3 26,604 24 228,398 -22.0 -3.0
    Sheets and plates, of steel or iron 10000T 89 896,243 737 7,531,517 10.3 14.5
    Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of steel or iron 10000T 3 123,528 27 1,065,243 -11.7 -10.4
Standard fasteners of steel or iron T 26,462 279,283 216,762 2,196,761 1.1 5.8
Unwrought copper and copper products 10000T 42 2,906,277 347 25,380,561 8.9 10.4
  Of which:  
    Copper and its alloys,unwrought 10000T 37 2,372,266 310 21,291,112 11.1 12.2
    Copper products T 48,553 534,012 373,138 4,089,449 -5.2 3.1
Unwrought aluminium and aluminium products T 50,772 279,336 361,135 2,067,346 6.5 8.7
  Of which:  
    Aluminium and its alloys,unwrought T 15,047 35,147 88,834 214,179 13.4 20.1
    Aluminium products T 35,724 244,189 272,301 1,853,167 3.8 7.3
Structures & the parts,of iron/steel/aluminium T 11,873 50,069 82,607 331,900 35.3 27.9
Plastic articles T 43,156 503,029 316,194 3,604,682 3.1 11.9
Import of Chemical, Energy, Medical and Raw Materials in Quantity and Value, Jul 2018 Unit: US$1,000
Commodity Quantity Unit Jul Year to Date Percentage Change
Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value
Natural rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 21 299,295 140 2,024,716 41.9 24.8
Synthetic rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 36 639,814 251 4,449,084 12.3 7.4
Wood in the rough 10000CUM 520 949,789 3,551 6,772,071 3.6 8.7
Wood sawn lengthwise,sliced /peeled 10000CUM 330 912,122 2,146 6,078,965 2.6 6.9
Plywood, veneered panels & similar laminated wood 10000CUM 1 13,948 9 87,101 -17.9 3.3
  Of which:  
    Plywood, consisiting solely of thin wood sheets 10000CUM 1 11,193 8 65,372 -14.5 22.5
Pulp 10000T 189 1,536,043 1,424 11,345,224 7.1 32.0
Wool T 34,078 263,877 232,953 2,051,302 20.7 28.1
Carded wool and wool tops T 899 5,837 3,936 28,871 63.9 11.0
Cotton 10000T 14 276,793 82 1,607,522 53.9 58.2
yarn and tow, of cellulose diacetate T 3,750 17,309 15,442 73,005 37.9 35.4
Synthetic fibres for spinning 10000T 5 111,360 25 613,047 45.2 52.5
  Of which:  
    Polyester fibres T 16,106 23,912 107,330 160,559 20.3 29.3
    Acrylic or modacrylic fibres T 20,335 56,596 88,147 244,791 110.2 116.5
Artificial staple fibres T 17,673 50,797 116,088 334,096 2.0 11.5
Iron ores and concentrates 10000T 8,996 5,885,766 62,065 43,223,570 4.4 14.9
Manganese ores and concentrates 10000T 251 538,909 1,479 3,175,167 35.1 60.9
Copper ores and concentrates 10000T 185 3,165,061 1,140 19,827,858 33.3 55.0
Chromium ores and concentrates 10000T 137 276,742 889 1,894,183 42.0 64.7
Lead ores and concentrates 10000T 10 149,816 62 937,281 -4.7 7.6
Aluminium oxide 10000T 1 10,497 36 207,728 -97.9 -89.0
Coal and lignite 10000T 2,901 2,767,011 17,520 15,420,238 49.5 71.7
  Of which:  
    Anthracite, not agglomerated 10000T 113 143,754 549 687,740 86.6 127.5
    Coking coal, not agglomerated 10000T 744 1,212,502 3,662 5,530,092 35.8 67.7
    Other bituminous coal, not agglomerated 10000T 791 704,770 4,740 4,275,213 23.1 45.3
    Lignite 10000T 913 481,080 6,099 3,256,283 100.6 131.7
Crude petroleum oil 10000T 3,602 19,342,358 26,083 131,100,473 3.9 59.2
Refined petroleum products 10000T 267 1,666,485 1,915 11,244,966 13.9 52.5
  Of which:  
    Gasoline T 1 7 40,013 27,830 -97.6 -95.2
    Kerosene 10000T 26 179,468 223 1,484,690 -39.1 -8.3
    Diesel oil 10000T 8 53,373 25 154,886 9,574.6 12,327.8
    Other fuel oil 10000T 137 648,816 930 3,953,102 47.5 124.3
Natural gases 10000T 738 3,016,323 4,943 19,529,525 28.8 54.8
  Of which:  
    Liquefied natural gas 10000T 415 2,041,154 2,794 12,921,093 33.8 70.7
    Natural gases in gaseous state 10000T 323 975,169 2,149 6,608,432 22.9 29.5
Electrical energy 10000KWH 62,983 32,333 305,988 162,841 -2.9 5.0
Toluene T 16,535 13,104 191,352 145,824 -63.2 -54.0
Xylenes 10000T 130 1,283,224 918 8,855,189 7.5 33.1
Styrene 10000T 22 322,812 156 2,165,798 6.5 35.8
Ethylene glycol 10000T 83 770,830 587 5,654,567 20.4 39.3
Isocyanates T 10,150 41,278 93,196 400,369 21.6 32.9
Telephthalic acid 10000T 4 36,568 43 327,565 64.7 124.0
Caprolactam T 8,919 19,012 112,691 224,398 -27.7 -4.6
Medical and pharmaceutical products T 12,059 2,495,756 84,523 16,508,881 10.7 25.0
  Of which:  
    Antibiotics other than preparations T 62 18,831 569 227,469 -28.4 -9.8
    Antibiotics in preparations T 927 151,228 7,315 1,086,932 -30.5 7.8
Make-up or skin care preparations T 18,073 789,595 106,957 5,201,570 79.7 65.9
Fertilizer 10000T 54 171,215 610 1,674,853 -3.5 13.8
  Of which:  
    Mineral or chemical fertilizer 10000T 54 171,156 610 1,670,814 -3.4 13.9
      Of which:  
        Urea T 50,590 13,271 189,266 51,298 215,596.9 35,720.9
        Compound fertilizer of N,P,K 10000T 16 75,540 89 399,248 39.8 56.1
        Diammonium phosphate 10000T 0 1 6 24,534 -34.0 -38.8
        Potassium chloride 10000T 30 74,780 475 1,115,534 -29.3 -20.4
        Potassium sulphate 10000T 0 1,170 4 15,150 -81.6 -75.8
Synthetic organic dyestuff T 4,241 39,403 26,420 247,779 39.2 24.0
Titanium whites T 17,375 55,901 118,189 364,611 -3.1 15.6
Paints and varnishes based on synthetic polymers T 14,968 90,777 92,589 522,094 0.3 19.7
Photographic plates, film and paper, unexplosed -- - 84,419 - 512,921 - 19.0
Plastics in primary forms 10000T 276 4,902,274 1,872 32,799,593 28.3 34.6
  Of which:  
    Polyethylene in primary forms 10000T 78 1,030,978 563 7,310,364 23.4 40.5
    Linearity low density polyethylene in primary form 10000T 34 409,357 243 2,934,056 48.2 54.1
    Polypropylene in primary forms 10000T 26 341,508 183 2,325,612 24.9 33.7
    Polymers of styrene in primary forms 10000T 35 632,979 216 4,015,535 27.8 30.0
      Of which:  
        ABS copolymers 10000T 18 352,229 116 2,330,132 9.8 16.1
    Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms 10000T 9 100,909 53 566,248 25.7 25.8
    Polyesters in primary forms 10000T 22 642,283 135 3,998,759 39.6 41.7
      Of which:  
        Polyethylene terephthalate in slices or chips 10000T 3 36,549 18 240,984 88.2 50.9
    Polyamides in slices or chips 10000T 6 171,401 39 1,120,175 32.3 41.6
Plates/sheets/foil of plastic,not cellular 10000T 8 673,659 56 4,203,587 29.2 19.3
Waste, parings and scrap, of plastics 10000T 1 4,398 2 16,843 -98.7 -98.1
Insecticides, herbicides and the like products T 5,207 39,188 49,295 456,715 42.1 2.4
Bovine or equine leather T 60,708 231,855 429,973 1,645,760 -0.3 -4.6
Recovered paper or paperboard 10000T 143 338,390 853 1,983,600 -32.8 -32.3
Paper and paperboard 10000T 71 576,208 364 3,238,839 114.6 78.0
  Of which:  
    Newsprint in rolls or sheets 10000T 4 22,353 31 180,444 46.4 79.1
    Uncoated kraft paper and paper board 10000T 19 142,662 97 729,418 98.0 113.8
    Fluting paper 10000T 17 82,551 59 287,067 539.9 622.0
    Coated paper and paperboard 10000T 12 159,903 82 1,094,977 14.5 11.1
Waste and scrap of metals 10000T 41 1,116,939 327 7,668,038 -31.0 10.1
  Of which:  
    Ferrous waste and scrap 10000T 8 46,848 93 522,561 -46.2 -39.6
    Waste and scrap of copper 10000T 21 859,439 136 5,555,251 -26.8 20.1
    Waste and scrap of aluminium 10000T 12 207,250 96 1,563,012 -25.6 -5.5
Semi-finished steel products 10000T 8 117,862 75 903,329 343.5 577.8
Products, of steel or iron 10000T 103 1,293,743 770 9,699,983 4.3 9.3
  Of which:  
    Bars and rods of steel or iron 10000T 9 162,055 64 1,079,199 -2.8 9.5
    Angles, shapes and sections, of steel or iron 10000T 3 25,670 22 201,772 11.1 13.0
    Sheets and plates, of steel or iron 10000T 86 856,333 648 6,635,005 5.5 8.8
    Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of steel or iron 10000T 3 132,105 24 941,690 -8.7 5.5
Standard fasteners of steel or iron T 28,446 285,274 190,296 1,917,503 10.6 15.9
Unwrought copper and copper products 10000T 45 3,267,861 305 22,489,523 15.7 30.1
  Of which:  
    Copper and its alloys,unwrought 10000T 40 2,696,320 272 18,934,514 16.9 32.4
    Copper products T 51,314 571,542 324,510 3,555,010 7.5 20.4
Unwrought aluminium and aluminium products T 45,151 276,801 310,370 1,790,290 -0.2 18.9
  Of which:  
    Aluminium and its alloys,unwrought T 11,796 28,318 73,767 178,988 -13.1 -3.3
    Aluminium products T 33,355 248,483 236,603 1,611,302 5.3 22.1
Structures & the parts,of iron/steel/aluminium T 12,436 54,514 70,658 281,828 32.6 65.7
Plastic articles T 43,819 482,191 273,036 3,101,843 5.3 14.5
Import of Chemical, Energy, Medical and Raw Materials in Quantity and Value, Jun 2018 Unit: US$1,000
Commodity Quantity Unit Jun Year to Date Percentage Change
Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value
Natural rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 23 338,375 119 1,725,421 14.6 -3.1
Synthetic rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 38 661,883 214 3,808,802 18.7 1.9
Wood in the rough 10000CUM 531 1,015,620 3,032 5,822,151 28.4 38.9
Wood sawn lengthwise,sliced /peeled 10000CUM 319 896,518 1,815 5,166,672 -11.4 -6.7
Plywood, veneered panels & similar laminated wood 10000CUM 1 12,329 8 73,163 -24.8 -19.1
  Of which:  
    Plywood, consisiting solely of thin wood sheets 10000CUM 1 9,479 7 54,179 -20.5 -9.8
Pulp 10000T 196 1,584,730 1,235 9,809,095 -0.4 22.7
Wool T 33,051 278,088 198,882 1,787,425 22.9 30.0
Carded wool and wool tops T 294 2,033 3,037 23,035 -30.9 -37.1
Cotton 10000T 10 194,108 68 1,330,730 36.6 35.0
yarn and tow, of cellulose diacetate T 2,377 11,154 11,693 55,696 -28.8 -27.2
Synthetic fibres for spinning 10000T 4 97,440 21 501,960 39.4 40.9
  Of which:  
    Polyester fibres T 17,864 26,807 91,224 136,646 74.7 76.3
    Acrylic or modacrylic fibres T 14,664 42,485 67,812 188,195 31.2 49.8
Artificial staple fibres T 12,913 38,270 98,415 283,296 -27.7 -19.4
Iron ores and concentrates 10000T 8,324 5,448,076 53,073 37,287,640 -12.1 -2.9
Manganese ores and concentrates 10000T 198 480,137 1,228 2,634,685 4.4 59.9
Copper ores and concentrates 10000T 176 3,116,354 955 16,681,016 25.1 50.8
Chromium ores and concentrates 10000T 103 227,678 752 1,618,041 22.6 12.5
Lead ores and concentrates 10000T 7 93,560 52 788,040 -40.0 -37.5
Aluminium oxide 10000T 5 36,429 36 197,221 -32.6 14.1
Coal and lignite 10000T 2,547 2,235,581 14,619 12,651,824 18.8 32.0
  Of which:  
    Anthracite, not agglomerated 10000T 60 74,215 436 543,998 -37.2 -28.8
    Coking coal, not agglomerated 10000T 625 956,954 2,904 4,307,138 9.2 41.3
    Other bituminous coal, not agglomerated 10000T 682 577,980 3,963 3,578,896 4.9 19.0
    Lignite 10000T 834 417,815 5,185 2,776,210 42.3 43.2
Crude petroleum oil 10000T 3,435 18,637,793 22,482 111,303,823 -4.9 40.8
Refined petroleum products 10000T 222 1,475,207 1,649 9,574,992 -5.2 31.0
  Of which:  
    Gasoline T 15 44 40,013 27,824 -50.3 -53.1
    Kerosene 10000T 32 230,644 197 1,305,282 -1.4 43.8
    Diesel oil 10000T 0 1,510 17 101,550 -94.6 -91.8
    Other fuel oil 10000T 82 379,685 794 3,303,531 -9.1 31.3
Natural gases 10000T 730 2,868,462 4,208 16,509,707 31.3 57.3
  Of which:  
    Liquefied natural gas 10000T 397 1,830,075 2,381 10,876,444 31.3 62.0
    Natural gases in gaseous state 10000T 333 1,038,387 1,826 5,633,263 31.2 49.6
Electrical energy 10000KWH 42,648 24,111 243,005 130,508 1.8 13.3
Toluene T 50,407 40,694 174,817 132,908 -16.6 4.2
Xylenes 10000T 119 1,182,444 788 7,558,255 8.7 33.7
Styrene 10000T 24 341,387 134 1,842,233 8.0 37.5
Ethylene glycol 10000T 73 709,760 503 4,907,728 -1.5 28.6
Isocyanates T 15,555 61,559 83,046 359,091 99.0 108.9
Telephthalic acid 10000T 5 36,945 38 290,997 85.5 141.4
Caprolactam T 14,236 29,797 103,772 205,386 13.3 40.3
Medical and pharmaceutical products T 11,965 2,455,382 72,465 14,012,881 3.9 -7.3
  Of which:  
    Antibiotics other than preparations T 64 30,729 507 208,638 35.2 -23.8
    Antibiotics in preparations T 1,216 157,259 6,387 935,399 23.9 39.2
Make-up or skin care preparations T 16,637 770,809 88,897 4,421,846 79.6 67.3
Fertilizer 10000T 55 164,441 556 1,503,595 73.5 55.9
  Of which:  
    Mineral or chemical fertilizer 10000T 55 163,659 556 1,499,617 73.7 55.6
      Of which:  
        Urea T 50,556 12,745 138,676 38,027 92,306.5 14,954.1
        Compound fertilizer of N,P,K 10000T 12 55,773 73 323,707 -33.2 -24.3
        Diammonium phosphate 10000T 0 1 6 24,533 -27.5 -59.3
        Potassium chloride 10000T 35 83,593 445 1,040,753 246.0 252.8
        Potassium sulphate 10000T 0 735 4 13,981 -21.8 -2.0
Synthetic organic dyestuff T 3,926 35,255 22,179 208,376 9.0 17.5
Titanium whites T 17,631 54,574 100,814 308,710 -17.4 -1.3
Paints and varnishes based on synthetic polymers T 14,447 75,464 77,650 429,210 -9.0 -4.0
Photographic plates, film and paper, unexplosed -- - 70,898 - 428,504 - -4.9
Plastics in primary forms 10000T 269 4,756,102 1,596 27,889,760 22.3 25.0
  Of which:  
    Polyethylene in primary forms 10000T 76 1,005,122 485 6,278,098 18.1 30.6
    Linearity low density polyethylene in primary form 10000T 36 443,594 209 2,523,266 64.8 66.8
    Polypropylene in primary forms 10000T 27 343,315 157 1,983,564 14.9 21.7
    Polymers of styrene in primary forms 10000T 35 635,356 182 3,381,390 25.0 29.6
      Of which:  
        ABS copolymers 10000T 18 359,754 98 1,977,317 11.6 20.3
    Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms 10000T 7 81,066 43 465,339 2.2 4.2
    Polyesters in primary forms 10000T 21 600,735 113 3,354,825 25.3 25.2
      Of which:  
        Polyethylene terephthalate in slices or chips 10000T 3 40,152 15 204,369 72.0 35.8
    Polyamides in slices or chips 10000T 5 163,727 33 949,587 16.3 23.0
Plates/sheets/foil of plastic,not cellular 10000T 8 592,776 48 3,529,906 8.7 -1.4
Waste, parings and scrap, of plastics 10000T 0 2,745 2 12,433 -99.3 -99.2
Insecticides, herbicides and the like products T 6,351 62,979 44,089 417,527 20.2 37.5
Bovine or equine leather T 57,348 228,171 369,264 1,413,896 -22.6 -19.6
Recovered paper or paperboard 10000T 112 249,449 710 1,643,622 -53.0 -54.3
Paper and paperboard 10000T 64 538,963 294 2,662,525 89.6 56.0
  Of which:  
    Newsprint in rolls or sheets 10000T 4 23,554 27 158,142 93.2 133.5
    Uncoated kraft paper and paper board 10000T 15 113,897 78 586,712 34.9 44.2
    Fluting paper 10000T 15 70,247 42 204,516 982.5 995.6
    Coated paper and paperboard 10000T 13 172,684 70 935,111 10.6 7.0
Waste and scrap of metals 10000T 40 1,001,012 286 6,556,868 -44.5 -12.8
  Of which:  
    Ferrous waste and scrap 10000T 8 50,758 86 475,712 -56.7 -51.8
    Waste and scrap of copper 10000T 20 763,413 115 4,702,301 -39.8 -3.7
    Waste and scrap of aluminium 10000T 11 183,797 84 1,355,043 -41.1 -25.7
Semi-finished steel products 10000T 10 159,962 68 785,467 176.3 485.6
Products, of steel or iron 10000T 104 1,321,794 667 8,408,801 -8.2 2.4
  Of which:  
    Bars and rods of steel or iron 10000T 9 167,461 55 919,848 -12.6 5.5
    Angles, shapes and sections, of steel or iron 10000T 3 30,025 19 176,099 4.7 13.5
    Sheets and plates, of steel or iron 10000T 86 875,106 562 5,778,532 -8.3 -1.1
    Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of steel or iron 10000T 3 135,955 20 809,588 -2.9 21.8
Standard fasteners of steel or iron T 27,788 275,537 161,852 1,632,283 -0.8 3.0
Unwrought copper and copper products 10000T 45 3,320,205 260 19,231,078 14.1 35.1
  Of which:  
    Copper and its alloys,unwrought 10000T 40 2,822,999 232 16,247,924 17.6 43.2
    Copper products T 44,021 497,206 273,175 2,983,153 -10.3 2.2
Unwrought aluminium and aluminium products T 46,823 267,285 265,210 1,513,410 -7.5 4.9
  Of which:  
    Aluminium and its alloys,unwrought T 13,091 32,675 61,970 150,670 -12.8 -1.3
    Aluminium products T 33,732 234,610 203,240 1,362,740 -5.2 5.8
Structures & the parts,of iron/steel/aluminium T 12,584 45,505 58,210 227,537 28.1 23.5
Plastic articles T 39,930 450,797 229,213 2,619,619 -9.4 1.2
Import of Chemical, Energy, Medical and Raw Materials in Quantity and Value, May 2018 Unit: US$1,000
Commodity Quantity Unit May Year to Date Percentage Change
Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value
Natural rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 24 360,218 96 1,387,046 7.0 -18.5
Synthetic rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 41 714,318 177 3,147,073 27.1 3.4
Wood in the rough 10000CUM 642 1,218,374 2,501 4,805,925 49.5 60.1
Wood sawn lengthwise,sliced /peeled 10000CUM 362 1,011,199 1,496 4,269,972 6.7 14.6
Plywood, veneered panels & similar laminated wood 10000CUM 2 15,785 7 60,833 -5.8 24.7
  Of which:  
    Plywood, consisiting solely of thin wood sheets 10000CUM 1 12,067 6 44,696 -6.7 29.0
Pulp 10000T 222 1,779,947 1,039 8,225,399 9.8 38.0
Wool T 38,352 354,652 165,830 1,509,429 18.6 26.6
Carded wool and wool tops T 609 4,071 2,743 21,002 61.9 43.8
Cotton 10000T 13 263,162 58 1,136,560 54.2 59.4
yarn and tow, of cellulose diacetate T 3,171 14,965 9,316 44,543 -15.9 -16.6
Synthetic fibres for spinning 10000T 4 103,039 17 404,527 43.5 46.9
  Of which:  
    Polyester fibres T 18,170 27,628 73,385 109,857 112.5 104.8
    Acrylic or modacrylic fibres T 12,622 36,438 53,147 145,717 0.7 17.8
Artificial staple fibres T 18,384 55,601 85,502 245,026 14.0 36.7
Iron ores and concentrates 10000T 9,413 6,261,919 44,751 31,792,404 2.8 -0.4
Manganese ores and concentrates 10000T 223 493,623 1,031 2,152,688 52.7 138.3
Copper ores and concentrates 10000T 158 2,766,393 781 13,590,412 37.1 64.7
Chromium ores and concentrates 10000T 123 277,614 649 1,390,510 3.2 -24.8
Lead ores and concentrates 10000T 9 140,449 45 699,700 0.2 19.2
Aluminium oxide 10000T 2 17,890 31 160,792 -83.2 -68.2
Coal and lignite 10000T 2,233 2,023,013 12,073 10,406,803 0.7 23.9
  Of which:  
    Anthracite, not agglomerated 10000T 91 111,124 376 469,741 40.6 64.8
    Coking coal, not agglomerated 10000T 608 902,048 2,281 3,342,264 30.8 82.6
    Other bituminous coal, not agglomerated 10000T 514 454,312 3,281 3,000,067 -24.3 -11.8
    Lignite 10000T 793 419,079 4,346 2,353,857 7.5 8.6
Crude petroleum oil 10000T 3,905 19,963,744 19,048 92,222,571 5.0 40.6
Refined petroleum products 10000T 303 1,824,886 1,427 8,093,972 20.1 55.4
  Of which:  
    Gasoline T 20 45 39,998 27,780 12,068.3 7,511.3
    Kerosene 10000T 41 281,897 165 1,074,638 69.8 130.1
    Diesel oil 10000T 0 2,496 16 100,041 -97.2 -95.0
    Other fuel oil 10000T 146 645,413 712 2,921,276 19.2 66.8
Natural gases 10000T 741 2,946,114 3,480 13,622,331 37.0 64.0
  Of which:  
    Liquefied natural gas 10000T 415 1,930,050 1,987 9,027,455 42.8 74.1
    Natural gases in gaseous state 10000T 327 1,016,064 1,493 4,594,876 30.4 47.8
Electrical energy 10000KWH 24,405 15,602 200,357 106,398 -35.7 -24.2
Toluene T 19,877 15,236 124,410 92,255 -70.3 -65.8
Xylenes 10000T 134 1,295,051 669 6,365,182 34.4 56.8
Styrene 10000T 23 315,255 110 1,500,223 7.6 21.9
Ethylene glycol 10000T 94 940,662 431 4,214,910 41.6 97.7
Isocyanates T 11,375 50,653 67,491 297,532 67.5 87.7
Telephthalic acid 10000T 5 38,966 34 254,053 79.6 117.9
Caprolactam T 11,921 23,963 89,536 175,589 -49.7 -43.9
Medical and pharmaceutical products T 12,985 2,739,734 60,556 11,537,364 12.7 -1.4
  Of which:  
    Antibiotics other than preparations T 133 68,630 442 177,909 86.3 59.9
    Antibiotics in preparations T 1,172 206,216 5,171 778,125 -2.7 31.9
Make-up or skin care preparations T 22,819 1,031,409 72,236 3,636,616 194.3 138.9
Fertilizer 10000T 80 234,261 501 1,339,344 146.4 173.5
  Of which:  
    Mineral or chemical fertilizer 10000T 79 233,469 501 1,336,148 147.4 174.9
      Of which:  
        Urea T 39,400 11,354 88,121 25,282 61,152.4 16,091.0
        Compound fertilizer of N,P,K 10000T 19 84,100 61 267,934 239.7 276.7
        Diammonium phosphate 10000T 0 5 6 24,533 -23.6 16.8
        Potassium chloride 10000T 55 129,365 410 957,160 115.8 124.0
        Potassium sulphate 10000T 1 3,676 3 13,246 110.5 245.2
Synthetic organic dyestuff T 4,397 42,838 18,253 173,120 16.4 31.5
Titanium whites T 18,309 56,879 83,183 254,136 -10.1 5.2
Paints and varnishes based on synthetic polymers T 14,663 81,751 63,228 352,876 10.7 26.1
Photographic plates, film and paper, unexplosed -- - 84,995 - 357,606 - 27.0
Plastics in primary forms 10000T 306 5,316,157 1,328 23,131,423 44.0 43.5
  Of which:  
    Polyethylene in primary forms 10000T 91 1,182,510 409 5,272,624 39.8 50.2
    Linearity low density polyethylene in primary form 10000T 44 524,511 172 2,079,155 117.8 111.9
    Polypropylene in primary forms 10000T 29 376,306 130 1,640,785 29.2 34.4
    Polymers of styrene in primary forms 10000T 36 659,144 147 2,745,810 45.3 44.5
      Of which:  
        ABS copolymers 10000T 19 375,769 80 1,617,439 34.5 38.0
    Polyvinyl chloride in primary forms 10000T 7 78,713 36 384,273 -0.3 4.6
    Polyesters in primary forms 10000T 22 644,806 92 2,753,596 40.1 41.8
      Of which:  
        Polyethylene terephthalate in slices or chips 10000T 3 42,573 12 164,181 77.3 49.3
    Polyamides in slices or chips 10000T 6 164,498 28 785,833 29.7 28.6
Plates/sheets/foil of plastic,not cellular 10000T 9 658,617 40 2,937,060 32.0 19.4
Waste, parings and scrap, of plastics 10000T 0 1,886 1 9,687 -99.6 -99.5
Insecticides, herbicides and the like products T 7,486 62,348 37,737 354,548 -12.8 -23.9
Bovine or equine leather T 66,587 262,883 311,898 1,186,058 -13.9 -8.8
Recovered paper or paperboard 10000T 86 187,770 598 1,391,842 -64.8 -67.9
Paper and paperboard 10000T 60 530,016 229 2,123,086 63.9 49.3
  Of which:  
    Newsprint in rolls or sheets 10000T 4 25,216 24 134,588 26.2 49.7
    Uncoated kraft paper and paper board 10000T 17 123,829 63 472,385 70.1 87.2
    Fluting paper 10000T 11 51,166 28 134,269 465.8 498.3
    Coated paper and paperboard 10000T 13 178,601 57 762,422 5.4 8.6
Waste and scrap of metals 10000T 52 1,140,443 246 5,549,431 -27.7 5.3
  Of which:  
    Ferrous waste and scrap 10000T 20 110,489 78 424,777 -8.4 7.2
    Waste and scrap of copper 10000T 21 840,300 95 3,934,052 -33.3 16.0
    Waste and scrap of aluminium 10000T 11 186,601 73 1,169,834 -40.5 -26.5
Semi-finished steel products 10000T 11 131,075 58 625,505 272.9 365.4
Products, of steel or iron 10000T 113 1,458,094 563 7,086,856 2.0 17.3
  Of which:  
    Bars and rods of steel or iron 10000T 11 179,655 45 752,392 -4.7 15.7
    Angles, shapes and sections, of steel or iron 10000T 3 29,028 16 146,074 -35.6 -20.2
    Sheets and plates, of steel or iron 10000T 94 963,138 476 4,903,337 3.8 14.2
    Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of steel or iron 10000T 4 156,596 17 673,561 28.0 46.6
Standard fasteners of steel or iron T 29,879 300,354 134,063 1,356,865 18.2 21.8
Unwrought copper and copper products 10000T 47 3,460,239 215 15,916,728 21.7 42.3
  Of which:  
    Copper and its alloys,unwrought 10000T 43 2,936,796 192 13,430,277 24.6 50.0
    Copper products T 48,648 523,443 229,169 2,486,451 1.2 10.6
Unwrought aluminium and aluminium products T 47,102 270,000 218,398 1,246,254 -0.8 14.7
  Of which:  
    Aluminium and its alloys,unwrought T 10,237 24,778 48,879 117,995 -25.5 -14.1
    Aluminium products T 36,865 245,222 169,519 1,128,259 9.2 18.7
Structures & the parts,of iron/steel/aluminium T 10,973 41,729 45,626 182,033 4.9 10.6
Plastic articles T 43,726 489,132 189,294 2,168,646 12.9 20.0
Import of Chemical, Energy, Medical and Raw Materials in Quantity and Value, Apr 2018 Unit: US$1,000
Commodity Quantity Unit Apr Year to Date Percentage Change
Quantity Value Quantity Value Quantity Value
Natural rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 16 226,050 72 1,026,813 -37.7 -57.5
Synthetic rubber(incl. Latex) 10000T 27 497,032 136 2,429,204 -17.8 -31.8
Wood in the rough 10000CUM 421 834,330 1,859 3,587,588 -11.4 -0.1
Wood sawn lengthwise,sliced /peeled 10000CUM 306 868,998 1,134 3,258,644 -7.0 3.9
Plywood, veneered panels & similar laminated wood 10000CUM 2 12,790 5 45,048 19.6 36.6
  Of which:  
    Plywood, consisiting solely of thin wood sheets 10000CUM 1 10,079 4 32,629 26.7 49.9
Pulp 10000T 193 1,561,560 817 6,445,441 -1.7 30.0
Wool T 30,244 271,663 127,478 1,154,788 7.6 11.3
Carded wool and wool tops T 759 6,853 2,134 16,931 366.0 342.8
Cotton 10000T 11 206,487 45 873,408 -1.0 4.6
yarn and tow, of cellulose diacetate T 2,298 10,414 6,145 29,578 17.2 7.4
Synthetic fibres for spinning 10000T 3 80,807 13 301,488 20.0 20.8
  Of which:  
    Polyester fibres T 14,597 21,842 55,216 82,229 82.5 71.9
    Acrylic or modacrylic fibres T 12,491 34,649 40,525 109,279 -20.1 -1.3
Artificial staple fibres T 15,829 45,799 67,118 189,425 25.3 37.3
Iron ores and concentrates 10000T 8,292 5,877,543 35,340 25,436,608 1.0 -10.7
Manganese ores and concentrates 10000T 202 445,729 808 1,655,961 43.4 118.2
Copper ores and concentrates 10000T 155 2,632,872 623 10,827,907 15.6 35.0
Chromium ores and concentrates 10000T 129 297,379 527 1,109,850 78.4 21.0
Lead ores and concentrates 10000T 10 175,832 35 560,727 8.3 34.9
Aluminium oxide 10000T 10 45,468 28 142,961 -60.8 -52.2
Coal and lignite 10000T 2,228 1,910,561 9,768 8,300,841 -9.7 -11.4
  Of which:  
    Anthracite, not agglomerated 10000T 73 92,299 285 357,931 -11.4 6.5
    Coking coal, not agglomerated 10000T 454 617,079 1,657 2,410,708 -45.8 -41.6
    Other bituminous coal, not agglomerated 10000T 501 464,209 2,701 2,484,168 -27.3 -16.2
    Lignite 10000T 801 450,763 3,548 1,931,059 38.6 55.9
Crude petroleum oil 10000T 3,946 18,670,634 15,143 71,982,182 14.8 41.7
Refined petroleum products 10000T 301 1,681,506 1,125 6,266,644 21.1 44.4
  Of which:  
    Gasoline T 29 84 39,978 27,735 22,024.0 4,761.7
    Kerosene 10000T 34 219,520 125 792,738 25.6 58.9
    Diesel oil 10000T 1 3,595 16 97,545 -94.9 -93.4
    Other fuel oil 10000T 151 606,634 567 2,275,319 21.8 56.7
Natural gases 10000T 682 2,576,533 2,742 10,680,086 34.2 63.3
  Of which:  
    Liquefied natural gas 10000T 339 1,550,319 1,575 7,101,274 56.5 91.8
    Natural gases in gaseous state 10000T 343 1,026,214 1,167 3,578,812 17.7 33.4
Electrical energy 10000KWH 57,623 28,457 175,952 90,795 35.6 34.3
Toluene T 23,967 17,170 104,533 76,869 -21.7 -18.0
Xylenes 10000T 132 1,265,230 535 5,048,582 15.1 27.9
Styrene 10000T 23 311,464 87 1,184,680 10.8 15.5
Ethylene glycol 10000T 84 812,794 337 3,279,783 29.7 60.7
Isocyanates T 9,899 48,161 56,116 246,838 -12.0 17.5
Telephthalic acid 10000T 6 45,962 29 215,087 102.5 136.4
Caprolactam T 18,097 37,967 77,615 151,626